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History and Facts of Hawaii Counties

Hawaii Counties – There were originally five counties in the Hawaii

 

List of Hawaii Counties

Hawaii is divided into 5 counties.

List of Old Former / Extinct Hawaii Counties

Hawaii has counties that no longer are in existence. A lot of these counties were established and disbanded within the 19th century; county borders have modified very little since 1900 in the vast most of states.

Map of Hawaii County Boundary Changes from 1848 to 1965

This Interactive Map of Hawaii Counties show the historical boundaries, names, organization, and attachments of every county, extinct county and unsuccessful county proposal from the creation of Hawaii from 1848-1965.

Fun Facts about Hawaii Counties

County Name Facts

The County names:

  • 0 of them named for Native American words or people,
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Counties by Year

  • ? County was the first county created on ?.
  •  The last county to be formed was ? County on ?.
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Facts for County Size

  • ? County (000 sq mi) is the largest county in Hawaii.
  • ? County (000 sq mi) is the smallest county in Hawaii.

Facts for County Population (2017 Est.)

  • ? County (000) is the most populated county in Hawaii.
  • ? County (000) is the least populated county in Hawaii.

Facts for Hawaii Counties and Cities

Hawaii’s 10 largest cities (2010) are:

  1. Birmingham (000) is in ? County and ? Counties
  2. Honolulu, East Honolulu, 3 Pearl City, Hilo, Kailua, Waipahu, Kaneohe, Mililani Town, Kahului, Ewa Gentry