Island County
Island County

The Collective Voice of Washington’s Counties for Over 100 Years

Created in 1906, the Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC) is a voluntary, non-profit association serving all of Washington’s 39 counties. WSAC members include elected county commissioners, council members and executives from all of Washington’s 39 counties.

Recent News

County Leaders Conference Nov 19-21, 2019

Join us for the 2019 County Leaders Conference in Spokane County this coming November 19-21. This three-day event brings together key decision-makers from across the state and provides the opportunity to connect, discover, and collaborate with peers. Attendees include representatives from all of Washington’s 39 counties and the… Learn More

Recent News

Get Involved! Now Accepting Nominations for Statewide Boards & Commissions

WSAC Members serve as representatives of Washington’s counties on more than 90 statewide Boards and Commissions. WSAC encourages all of its members to nominate themselves for service. Learn More

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National County Government Month

April is National County Government Month. We celebrated this year by sending county-themed swag to all 39 counties and asked for their participation in the #IHeartWACounties social media campaign! Check out more details, proclamations, and more on our National County Government Page!… Learn More


Why are counties important and how do they impact me?

You may not realize it, but county government and county officials are a part of your everyday life. From food inspections to law enforcement, from road maintenance and natural resource management, counties are involved in a variety of ways. Want to learn the basics of county government? Start here:


Are you a county leader looking for resources?

We get it – being a county leader has its own unique set of challenges, depending on which county you represent! We are here for all 39 counties in Washington, and our overall goal is to help each county thrive in its own way. Find valuable resources here for you and your county team!

Business Partnerships

We partner with a number of different organizations across multiple industries to bring the best services to our members. From insurance to banking, we have a wealth of support for the counties from these businesses.