County board


County board

A county board is a common form of county legislature, particular of counties in the United States.

Related forms of county government include:

  • Board of Supervisors — a form of county legislature in some U.S. states
  • County commission, also called a board of county commissioners — a form of county administration in some U.S. states
  • County council — a form of county legislature in some countries

Forms unique to a single state include:

See also


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