There are three counties in Delaware. Kent County’s governing body is the levy court. New Castle and Sussex counties’ are each governed by a county council.
There are 27 county subdivisions in Delaware. They are all census county divisions (CCDs), which are delineated for statistical purposes, have no legal function, and are not governmental units. CCDs were first established in Delaware for the 1970 census. Prior to 1970, the minor civil divisions used in the census included (State) representative districts and hundreds.
Delaware Counties - Populated Places in 3 Counties