List of U.S. county secession proposals

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This is a list of county secession proposals in the United States; that is, proposed new counties to be formed from existing counties within a given state. For counties which want to secede from their current state and join or create another, see List of U.S. state secession proposals.


Alaska[edit]

Arizona[edit]

California[edit]

Florida[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Hawaii[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Indiana[edit]

Kansas[edit]

Massachusetts[edit]

Minnesota[edit]

Nevada[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

New York[edit]

Ohio[edit]

Oregon[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

Tennessee[edit]

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Wyoming[edit]

Additional reference: [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitchell, Elaine B., ed. (1975). Alaska Blue Book (Second ed.). Juneau: Alaska Department of Education, Division of State Libraries. p. 141. 
  2. ^ http://www.azcentral.com/specials/special12/articles/0210supervisors-expansion10.html
  3. ^ http://www.lakehavasucnty.com/about.htm
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ AABE-Difficult race relations continue between Apaches and Whites
  6. ^ MJEOL - Search
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  9. ^ http://www.sen.ca.gov/ftp/sen/SENATOR/_ARCHIVE_2004/KNIGHT/KERNPRSS/022198.TXT
  10. ^ Noise News for Week of November 9, 1997
  11. ^ Orange County - 1866 to 1888
  12. ^ Sahagun, Louis (May 27, 1988). "Desert Dwellers Want Their Place in the Sun--Named Mojave County". Los Angeles Times. 
  13. ^ Longoria, Sean (September 3, 2013). "Siskiyou supervisors support withdrawal from California". Reading Record Searchlight. 
  14. ^ http://www.redding.com/news/2013/sep/24/modoc-county-joins-siskiyou-bid-secession/
  15. ^ October 28, 1993; Florida Crossroads - Ocean County (The Florida Cannel)
  16. ^ http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/articles/2006/01/31/local_news/local01.txt
  17. ^ http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:8bqI6OEjmcUJ:illinoisleader.com/news/newsview.asp%3Fc%3D20804
  18. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20041217145059/http://illinoisleader.com/news/newsview.asp?c=20008
  19. ^ Glen M. Leonard, Nauvoo: A Place of Peace, A People of Promise (Provo: Brigham Young University Press, 2002), p. 308
  20. ^ Commissioners Meeting
  21. ^ 1998 Kansas Profiles
  22. ^ Kansas Counties
  23. ^ Garfield County - KS-Cyclopedia - 1912
  24. ^ Buffalo County - KS-Cyclopedia - 1912
  25. ^ http://www.kued.org/skullvalley/documentary/interviews/overland3.html
  26. ^ http://www.ecm-inc.com/election2000/stories/November/8pine256.html
  27. ^ Pahrump Valley Times - Nye County's Largest Newspaper Circulation
  28. ^ Stanley, Alessandra (November 7, 1990). "The 1990 Elections: New York - Secession; Staten Island Votes a Resounding Yes on Taking Step Toward Separation". The New York Times. 
  29. ^ Ol Jakob-First Generation
  30. ^ newcounty.com
  31. ^ The Register-Guard, June 16, 1984, Siuslaw News June 20, 1984, The Oregonian, June 28, 1984
  32. ^ The Register-Guard, September 30, 2005 full page coverage, Siuslaw News Opinion Page, April 2005 though May 2006
  33. ^ http://www.thestate.com/2013/01/11/2585236/push-under-way-to-create-new-county.html#storylink=omni_popular
  34. ^ http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-121098-154942/unrestricted/DISSERTATION.PDF
  35. ^ a b c d e f g h "Activists propose new 'Puget Sound County'". Moscow-Pullman Daily News. AP. July 11, 1996. p. 5A. 
  36. ^ a b c d Hal Spencer (February 6, 1998). "New counties dealt major blow". The Spokesman-Review. AP. p. B8. 
    "Cedar County Committee v. Munro (No. 64958-8)". FindLaw. February 5, 1998. 
  37. ^ Paul de Armond; Jim Halpin (1994, 1995). "Steal This State". Archived from the original on February 4, 2006. 
  38. ^ Wyoming City Wants its Own County | Growth & Public Policy | New West Network