A county seat is an administrative center, or seat of government, for a county or civil parish. The term is primarily used in the United States and also within the United Kingdom.
Famous quotes containing the words county and/or seat:
“Hold hard, my county darlings, for a hawk descends,
Golden Glamorgan straightens, to the falling birds.
Your sport is summer as the spring runs angrily.”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)
“Sometimes I think that idlers seem to be a special class for whom nothing can be planned, plead as one will with themtheir only contribution to the human family is to warm a seat at the common table.”
—F. Scott Fitzgerald (18961940)