For the administration of local affairs the state is divided into 14 counties and 245 townships.
Hoyt, Brief of a Title in the Seventeen Townships in the County of Luzerne (Harrisburg, 1879).
Except in the vicinity of cities and townships, however, little use has been made of the abundant deposits of clay.
But the Tribuni Majores were equally powerless to allay the jealousies of the growing townships which formed the lagoon community.
Among the salaried staff of officials, the townships officers are the ultimate representatives of government who come into most direct contact with the people.