National County Government Month

April 2021

National County Government Month (NCGM) is an annual celebration of county government held each April.

To celebrate NCGM, we are highlighting our county programs to raise public awareness and understanding about the various services provided to the community.

We in Erie County are proud of the programs and services we provide to our residents. We hope you will celebrate with us this month and learn how the county can assist you and your loved ones.

Art Contest

Residents ages 18 and younger can enter the “I Love My County Because” art contest.


Apply today to start your journey toward serving all residents of Erie County.


What does county government do? See a list of our departments to learn more.

NACo Awards

View our National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for county programs and services.


NACo, together with iCivics, has created a full curriculum to educate students, grades 6 through 12, about the important role and functions of county government.

  • My County Works – A County Government Activity Book (educational activity book for younger students)

Counties serve nearly every American every day. Urban, suburban and rural — counties work to keep our communities healthy, safe and vibrant.