County government in Nebraska
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County government in Nebraska is organized in two ways:
- Township counties: the county is divided into townships and governed by a 7-member board of supervisors. 27 counties are governed this way.
- Commissioner counties: the county is governed by a 3- or 5-member board of commissioners, but is not divided into organized townships. 66 counties are governed in this way.
Elected county officials[change | change source]
- Board of Commissioners (commissioner counties) or Board of Supervisors (township counties)
- County assessor
- County attorney
- County clerk
- County sheriff
- County treasurer
- Register of Deeds
Other county officials (such as the county Surveyor and the election commissioners) are appointed; in smaller counties, these officials may be shared by multiple counties.