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  1. A: Alaska is not divided into counties but rather into organized and the so-called unorganized borough. Alaska’s boroughs were intended to be more versatile and powerful than counties. The failure of some local economies to generate enough revenue to support separate counties was an important issue.

  2. Jun 10, 2022 · CONNECTICUT — The U.S. Census Bureau will now use the state's nine planning regions as county equivalent geographic units to collect and analyze census data. The state requested the change in ...

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  4. Mar 28, 2020 · Alaska does not call its counties by that name, instead they are considered boroughs. Louisiana and Alaska both still have operational county governments. According to the National Association of Counties, only Connecticut and Rhode Island do not have operational county governments.

  5. Most of the land area in Alaska has not been divided into political subdivisions. Boroughs, cities and boroughs, and municipalities are legal entities. Census areas are statistical entities. What two states have no counties? The states of Rhode Island and Connecticut do not have county governments at all—counties are geographic, not political.

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  7. Use of the term "borough" was a controversial part of Alaska's Constitutional plan and debated at length by the delegates. It was adopted largely to avoid legal and political connotations of the traditional county. How many counties are in Alaska? There are 29 county equivalents in Alaska. Most of the land area in Alaska has not been divided ...

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