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The Port of Baltimore is 20 minutes from the county seat, and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is even closer.
Last year there were 13 fatal drug overdoses in Mingo County, of which Williamson is the county seat, and 711 deaths from drugs in the 54 other counties that make up the state, according to the West Virginia Health Statistics Center.
Aspen is the county seat of Pitkin, where Hillary Clinton defeated Trump by a significant margin: 69.7 percent to 24.3 percent.
My memories of the statues which honor Civil War soldiers center around those in the county seat courtyards of rural districts in both North and South.
Austin is the county seat—for violating SB 4 even before the law took effect.
In Santa Rosa, the county seat of Sonoma County, her subdivision was hardest hit, losing 1,300 homes after the fire broke out Oct. 9.
Birmingham, the county seat, is the most-populous city in the state and the most vote-rich turf for Democrats.
Under the new Texas government, the county of Bexar was formed in 1836, and San Antonio was designated as the county seat.
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Definition of county seat for English Language Learners
: the town or city in a county where the government offices and buildings are located
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