Digital Counties

Call for Entries - Digital Counties Survey 2017

The Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties invite you to participate in the 15th annual Digital Counties Survey!

by Janet Grenslitt / March 3, 2017



APRIL 13, 2017.

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The online survey is open to all U.S. counties. Awards are based on five population classifications. Top-ranked counties will receive the Digital Counties Survey award and will be honored at a reception during NACo’s annual conference July 21-24 in Columbus/ Franklin County, Ohio.

In 2017: B ased on the 10 key characteristics of a digital county, you answer one question (reduced from two last year), providing brief descriptions and some links,  and respond to check-box matrices.

Characteristics that comprise 2017 Digital Counties:

  • Open
  • Mobile
  • Engaged
  • Collaborative
  • Secure
  • Staffed/Supported
  • Connected
  • Efficient
  • Resilient
  • Innovation and Best Practices

All U.S. counties are invited to participate! Consolidated city/county governments may select one survey in which to participate annually, either the Digital Counties Survey or the Digital Cities Survey conducted in the summer.

The Center thanks Accela, ForeScout Technologies, Laserfiche, Microsoft, Net App/ Cisco, Nutanix, Pure Storage and SHI  for underwriting the 2017 Digital Counties Survey and for supporting county governments in their efforts to better serve their constituents.

For questions please contact: Janet Grenslitt, Director of Surveys and Awards,