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Counties celebrate National County Government Month

Socks featuring the counties of Washington state help county officials dress to put their best foot forward.

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Around the United States this April, county governments are making themselves and their functions known to the public in celebration of National County Government Month. Here's a sampling of how counties are celebrating, you can see even more here

Grant County, Okla. turned its celebration into a civic awards ceremony, bestowing honors such as the Courageous Spirit Volunteer of the Year and Citizen of the Year.



Jefferson County, Ky. Circuit Court Clerk David L. Nicholson took the oportunity to tout his county's population, the largest in the commonwealth.


Erie County, N.Y. Executive Mark Poloncarz put his county's road system into perspective to residents, which hits home because it's something residents use every day.



Similarly, Nye County, Nevada showed a $500,000 investment in lights for playing fields will allow the county's children to use park facilities even more.



Sedgwick County, Kan. quizzed its residents about the size of its annual budget.



The Washington State Association of Counties has been featuring each of the state's 39 counties by sharing facts about them on social media with 



Franklin County, Ohio's Emerging Leaders met with the deputy county administrators to learn about the structure of county government.




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