List of Consolidated City-County Governments

According to the National Association of Counties, which maintains a complete list of city-county consolidation proposals since 1805, there are a total of forty. City and county governments can be consolidated in three different forms:

Areas with governments legally designated as city-counties and operating primarily as cities:

Alaska

  • City and borough of Anchorage
  • City and borough of Juneau
  • City and borough of Sitka
  • City and borough of Yakutat

California

  • City and county of San Francisco

Colorado

  • City and county of Broomfield
  • City and county of Denver

Hawaii

  • City and county of Honolulu

Kansas

  • Unified Government of Wyandotte County and City of Kansas City

Montana

  • Anaconda-Deer Lodge County
  • Butte-Silver Bow County

Areas designated as metropolitan governments and operating primarily as cities:

Tennessee

  • Hartsville and Trousdale County
  • Lynchburg and Moore County
  • Nashville and Davidson County

Areas having certain types of county offices, but as part of another government (city, township, special district, state):

Florida

  • County of Duval (City of Jacksonville)

Georgia

  • County of Clarke (City of Athens)
  • County of Chattahoochee (City of Cusseta)
  • County of Echols (City of Statenville)
  • County of Muscogee (City of Columbus)
  • County of Richmond (City of Augusta)
  • County of Quitman (City of Georgetown)
  • County of Webster (City of Preston)

Hawaii

  • County of Kalawao (State of Hawaii)

Indiana

  • County of Marion (City of Indianapolis)

Kansas

  • County of Greeley (City of Tribune)

Kentucky

  • Lexington-Fayette Urban County

Louisiana

  • Parish of East Baton Rouge (City of Baton Rouge)
  • Parish of Lafayette (City of Lafayette)
  • Parish of Orleans (City of New Orleans)
  • Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government

Massachusetts

  • County of Nantucket (Town of Nantucket)
  • County of Suffolk (City of Boston)

New York

  • Counties of Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, and Richmond (all part of the City of New York)

Pennsylvania

  • County of Philadelphia (City of Philadelphia)

Source

National Association of Counties. "City-County Consolidation Proposals." City-County Consolidation Proposals."Accessed March 18, 2011.http://www.naco.org/Counties/Documents/CityCountyConsolidationProposals.pdf