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Counties Build: Join us in building America's future

All around us, counties build and maintain the communities in which we live, work and play. Counties deliver on the critical infrastructure we depend on, including our roads and bridges, airports, waterways and ports, transit, passenger rail, water and sewer systems, hospitals, libraries and other public facilities. Counties keep us moving, keep us connected, keep our communities clean, and keep us safe and healthy.

COUNTIES BUILD

All around us, counties build and maintain the communities in which we live, work and play. Counties deliver on the critical infrastructure we depend on, including our roads and bridges, airports, waterways and ports, transit, passenger rail, water and sewer systems, hospitals, libraries and other public facilities. Counties keep us moving, keep us connected, keep our communities clean, and keep us safe and healthy.

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With more than 100 datasets and growing, NACo's County Explorer includes a number of datasets demonstrating the county role in our nation's infrastructure. Click here to explore, compare and learn about counties in the U.S.

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Counties Keep Us Moving

Counties build and maintain 46 percent of our nation's public road miles

#CountiesBuild and maintain over 38 percent of bridges throughout America

Counties Keep Us Connected

Counties are involved in the operation of more than 34 percent of public airports

78 percent of all public transit agencies are county-supported #CountiesBuild

Counties Keep Our Communities Clean

Counties invest an annual $21.6 billion on sewage and waste management

Counties Keep Us Safe & Healthy

Counties support 907 hospitals throughout America

Counties invest in more than 870,000 justice and public safety personnel

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