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The old Queen Anne's County courthouse (1708), Maryland, U.S.
Miaoli City is the county seat of Miaoli County.
Allentown, Pennsylvania, the third largest city in Pennsylvania and county seat of Lehigh County, May 2010
Many county seats in the United States feature a historic courthouse, such as this one in Renville County, Minnesota, pictured in May 2015.

Administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.

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The old Queen Anne's County courthouse (1708), Maryland, U.S.

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Biloxi, Mississippi

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Old Biloxi (site B) and New Biloxi (site A), French map, beginning of 18th century
Looking West down Howard Avenue at Lameuse Street, 1906
Child laborers picking shrimp in Biloxi, 1911. Photo by Lewis Hine.
Beauvoir, the post-war home of Confederate States President Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis Presidential Library and Museum at Beauvoir
Location of Biloxi, east of Gulfport (center), on Gulf of Mexico
Biloxi casinos
Biloxi City Hall
Hurricane Katrina pushed houses inland along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, including at Biloxi.
Casino barges floated ashore in Biloxi during Hurricane Katrina's storm surge.
U.S. Navy personnel perform a search and rescue mission in Biloxi after Hurricane Katrina.
Biloxi beach during cleanup of storm debris
Front view of Beauvoir in Biloxi, 7 months after Hurricane Katrina

Biloxi is a city in and one of two county seats of Harrison County, Mississippi, United States (the other seat being the adjoining city of Gulfport).

Jackson, Mississippi

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Capital and most populous city of the U.S. State of Mississippi.

Capital and most populous city of the U.S. State of Mississippi.

The entire Choctaw Nation's location and size compared to the U.S. state of Mississippi
Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States and the city's namesake
"Raising the Stars and Stripes Over the Capitol of the State of Mississippi", engraving from Harper's Weekly, June 20, 1863, after the capture of Jackson by Union forces during the American Civil War
September 1863 map of the Siege of Jackson
Mississippi Old Capitol, downtown Jackson
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Map of Jackson in 1919
April 16, 1921 flood on Town Creek, a tributary of the Pearl River in Jackson. The photo is a view of East Capitol Street looking east from North Farish Street.
Standard Life Building, downtown Jackson
Old Greyhound Bus Station
Photograph of Jackson Mississippi taken from the International Space Station
Map of racial distribution in Jackson, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
1874 engraving in Scribner's Monthly of the Old Capitol, the seat of Mississippi's legislature from 1839 to 1903.
Jackson State University band "The Sonic Boom"
Millsaps College is one of several institutions in and around Jackson established before 1900.
Mississippi State Capitol
Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, Mississippi
Lamar Life Building, downtown Jackson.
Veterans Memorial Stadium is the largest stadium facility in Jackson. Its parking lot often is used by employees of the University of Mississippi Medical Center nearby.

It is one of two county seats of Hinds County, along with Raymond, Mississippi.

Howard County is named for Governor John Eager Howard

Howard County, Maryland

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Located in the U.S. state of Maryland.

Located in the U.S. state of Maryland.

Howard County is named for Governor John Eager Howard
1860 Martenet's Map of Howard County, Maryland
Daucus carota (Queen Anne's Lace) was designated as the official flower of Howard County in 1984.
George Howard Building in 2014
Howard County Health Department relocated to this office purchased from Ascend One in 2011
The American goldfinch is the official county bird of Howard County.
Bollman Truss Bridge in Savage
The Enchanted Forest gingerbread house at Clark's Elioak Farm
I-95 in Howard County

Its county seat is Ellicott City.

Thomas Jefferson lived most of his life in Albemarle County

Albemarle County, Virginia

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County located in the Piedmont region of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

County located in the Piedmont region of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Thomas Jefferson lived most of his life in Albemarle County
I-64 in Albemarle County
Earlysville Volunteer Fire Company Engine 45 at the Independence Day Parade.
Crozet Volunteer Fire Department Engine 52 truck during the same parade.
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United States President and Governor of Virginia Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello, is located in Albemarle County.
United States President and Governor of Virginia James Monroe's home, Ash Lawn-Highland, is located in Albemarle County.

Its county seat is Charlottesville, which is an independent city and enclave entirely surrounded by the county.

Augusta Stone Church built in 1749

Augusta County, Virginia

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County in the Shenandoah Valley on the western edge of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

County in the Shenandoah Valley on the western edge of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Augusta Stone Church built in 1749
View of Augusta County countryside across the Shenandoah Valley toward the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Map of Augusta County and neighboring Counties.
I-64 and I-81 in Augusta County

Its county seat is Staunton, but most of the administrative services have offices in neighboring Verona.

I-95 in eastern Baltimore County

Baltimore County, Maryland

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Third-most populous county in the U.S. state of Maryland and is part of the Baltimore metropolitan area.

Third-most populous county in the U.S. state of Maryland and is part of the Baltimore metropolitan area.

I-95 in eastern Baltimore County

The city remained a part of surrounding Baltimore County and continued to serve as its county seat from 1768 to 1851.

Maple Hall, antebellum home in Rockbridge County north of Lexington

Rockbridge County, Virginia

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County in the Shenandoah Valley on the western edge of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

County in the Shenandoah Valley on the western edge of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Maple Hall, antebellum home in Rockbridge County north of Lexington
View of the Maury River, near Lexington
Raphine, Virginia

Its county seat is the city of Lexington.

Gulfport, Mississippi

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Second-largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson.

Second-largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson.

Steamer loading resin in Gulfport, 1906
U.S. President Gerald Ford visited Gulfport during his 1976 reelection campaign
14th Street in downtown Gulfport
Damage to Marine Life Oceanarium and casinos at port facility after Hurricane Katrina
Gulfport, Mississippi (map center) is east of Long Beach, west of Biloxi, along the Gulf of Mexico.
Harrison County School District headquarters
Upstairs in Gulfport Public Library

Along with Biloxi, Gulfport is the co-county seat of Harrison County and the larger of the two principal cities of the Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Water from the Tchoutacabouffa River overflowing its banks near the intersection of Old Hwy 67 and MS 15 on September 29, 1998, after Hurricane Georges made landfall.

Harrison County, Mississippi

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County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

Water from the Tchoutacabouffa River overflowing its banks near the intersection of Old Hwy 67 and MS 15 on September 29, 1998, after Hurricane Georges made landfall.

Its county seats are Biloxi and Gulfport.

Hinds County, Mississippi

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County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

Public School Districts in Hinds County

Its county seats are Raymond and Jackson, the state capital.