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A112506 Number of counties per state of the USA in alphabetical order by state. 2
67, 27, 15, 75, 58, 63, 8, 3, 67, 159, 5, 44, 102, 92, 99, 105, 120, 64, 16, 23, 14, 83, 87, 82, 114, 56, 93, 16, 10, 21, 33, 62, 100, 53, 88, 77, 36, 67, 5, 46, 66, 95, 254, 29, 14, 95, 39, 55, 72, 23 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

Two states do not have counties so a(2)=27 for the 27 divisions of Alaska (whose names each include "Borough" or "Census Area") and a(18)=64 for the 64 parishes of Louisiana. No term includes the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.) nor the independent cities found in Maryland (1), Missouri (1), Nevada (1) and Virginia (40). The part of Yellowstone National Park in Montana is not part of any county and is also not counted here. Sum_{n=1..50} a(n) = 3097. This World Almanac source indicates that its sources include the U.S. Bureau of the Census and the U.S. Department of Commerce.

REFERENCES

"Populations and Areas of Counties and States", The World Almanac and Book of Facts (2000 edition). New Jersey: Primedia Reference Inc., 1999, pp. 427-445.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..50.

EXAMPLE

Alphabetically, Alabama is the first state of the United States of America so a(1)=67 because that state has 67 counties. Wyoming, the 50th state alphabetically, has a(50)=23 counties.

CROSSREFS

Cf. A112507 (same but in increasing order).

Sequence in context: A337893 A008991 A051323 * A033387 A102891 A145175

Adjacent sequences:  A112503 A112504 A112505 * A112507 A112508 A112509

KEYWORD

fini,full,nonn

AUTHOR

Rick L. Shepherd, Sep 08 2005

STATUS

approved

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