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Census of Governments

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Census of Governments

Produced every five years since 1957, for years ending in "2" and "7." Identifies the scope and nature of the nation's state and local government sector; provides authoritative benchmark figures of public finance and public employment; classifies local government organizations, powers, and activities; and measures federal, state, and local fiscal relationships.  Includes all state and  local governments in the United States. Local governments include: counties, cities, townships, special districts (such as water districts, fire districts, library districts, mosquito abatement districts, and so on) and school districts


Last Modified: Tuesday, September 6th, 2011