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Help on seeking government information at the state, county and city level.
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Tips for Searching Mirlyn for State and Local Info

Subject headings for local government follow the form "Local Government -- State" e.g.:

More useful subject headings:



UM Map Library
Maps and atlases at the state, county and city level.

Historical, Census and other U.S. maps, organized by state.

Background Information

  • Local and Regional Government Information: How to find it, how to use it. 2005.
    Hatcher Graduate Reference Room: Z 1223.5 .A1 L63 2005

Directory of State, County and City Websites

Local government information is often more difficult to find than federal level information. This guide aims to assist users in finding and using government information at the state, county and city level.

The state, county and city level government websites are good places to find some information, particularly current news.

State and Local Government on the Net

  • Over 11,000 links to state, county and selected city government websites.
  • Browsable by state and topic.


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