Learning About A Nearby County

You decide to learn more about a nearby county, its history and its present day status. Search the internet for answers to your questions.

1. What is the name of the county?

2. What year was the county founded? 1, 3

3. How old does that make the county?

4. What are the names of the county commissioners or the people on the board of supervisors? 1

5. What do they do? 1, 3

6. What is the area of the county? 1, 3

7. What is the most recent population count? 1, 3
    What is the population density of the county? (people per square mile)
8. Some parks are run by cities and others by counties. Is there a county park in that county? What is its name? 1, 3

9. Where is the county seat for the county? 2

10. What is the biggest city in the county by area? By population? 2

11. What are the names of all the counties that border it? Draw a map of these counties. 2

12. Write the URL of the official county webpage. 2

13. List 3 departments or offices for the county.

1Search Engines:

2County Data:
County seats:
U.S. Census QuickFacts:

3Find a County's Official Website: