List Of U.S. States And Number of Counties In Each

Last updated on September 4th, 2021

Below is a list of the 50 states and the number of counties in each.

Texas has the most number of counties while Delaware has the fewest. 

Alaska and Louisiana are the only states that do not call their first-order administrative subdivisions counties.

 
SerialState NameNumber of counties
1.AlaskaAlaska is divided into 19 organized boroughs and one Unorganized Borough. (There are 29 county equivalents in Alaska.)
2.Texas254 (state with the most counties)
3.Delaware3 (state with the fewest counties)
4.Nevada16 counties and 1 independent city (Carson City)
5.Missouri 114 counties and 1 independent city (Saint Louis City)
6.Louisiana64 (Louisiana uses parishes instead)
7.California58
8.Montana56
9.New Mexico33
10.Arizona15
11.Colorado64
12.Oregon36
13.Wyoming23
14.Michigan83
15.Minnesota87
16.Utah29
17.Idaho44
18.Kansas105
19.Nebraska93
20.South Dakota66
21.Washington39
22.North Dakota53
23.Florida67
24.Oklahoma77
25.Georgia 159
26.Wisconsin72
27.Illinois102
28.Iowa99
29.New York62
30.North Carolina100
31.Virginia133
32.Arkansas75
33.Alabama67
34.Mississippi82
35.Pennsylvania 67
36.Ohio 88
37.Tennessee 95
38.Kentucky 120
39.Maine16
40.Indiana92
41.South Carolina46
42.West Virginia 55
43.Maryland24
44.Hawaii5
45.Massachusetts 14
46.Vermont14
47.New Hampshire10
48.New Jersey 21
49.Connecticut8
50.Rhode Island5