Telling the County Story

Highlight the ways counties touch our everyday lives and act as key intergovernmental partners.

Tell Your Story

Resources to help tell your county's story. Apply for a NACo Achievement Award, celebrate National County Government Month and educate students in your community on the critical role of counties.


Achievement Awards

The Achievement Awards is a non-competitive awards program recognizing innovative county government programs. Award-winning programs are featured in NACo content and celebrated at NACo's Annual Conference.


County Explorer Data

Explore your county through over 1000 indicators and nearly 100 datasets.

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Counties Work Game & Curriculum

NACo, together with iCivics, has created an online game and curriculum to educate students grade levels 6-12 about the important role and functions of county government. 

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National County Government Month

Held each April, NCGM is an annual celebration of county government. NACo equips counties with template materials, social media graphics, and more resources to kick off the month of recognition.

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How Counties Work

Learn why counties matter and dive deep on how counties serve our residents and communities.


County Policy Priorities

Counties play an instrumental role in the overall public administration and governance of federal, state and local policies, programs and services. Through NACo, county advocate for priorities in federal policy making.