Counties have no government as of the late 1990’s and exist solely as geographic regions.
It is the 13th most populous state with 6.5 million residents and the 14th largest by size with a 10,555 square mile territory.
In his youth, he became a senior officer in the colonial militia during the first stages of the French and Indian War.
In 1775, the Second Continental Congress commissioned him as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolution.
He is popularly considered the driving force behind the nation's establishment and came to be known as the "father of the country," both during his lifetime and to this day.
Washington was widely admired for his strong leadership qualities and was unanimously elected president by the Electoral College in the first two national elections.
Welcome to the Bureau of Land Management(BLM), General Land Office (GLO) Records Automation web site.
We provide live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title records issued between 1788 and the present.
He served as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and later presided over the 1787 convention that drafted the United States Constitution.
Executive power is held by the governor and other individually elected offices such as the attorney general and secretary of the commonwealth.
The judicial division makes up the third branch and is the entire court system of the state.
Federal Land Patents offer researchers a source of information on the initial transfer of land titles from the Federal government to individuals.
In addition to verifying title transfer, this information will allow the researcher to associate an individual (Patentee, Assignee, Warrantee, Widow, or Heir) with a specific location (Legal Land Description) and time (Issue Date).