Counties Work 4+

iCivics, Inc.

Designed for iPad

    • Free

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Try running your own county!

Want to try your hand at running your own county government? In Counties Work, you can! Stay on top of resident requests as you develop the local community, make important budgeting decisions and solve crises that pop up along the way.

This upgraded version of Counties Work includes the following:
- A Texas edition: Play deep in the heart of Texas with custom art, content and more!
- Voiceover and glossary
- New department guide tool
- Updated financial management interactions

For English Language Learners: This game offers a support tool, Spanish translation, voiceover and glossary

Teachers: Visit our Teach Hub to check out our classroom resources for Counties Work and Counties Work: Texas.

Learning Objectives:
- Simulate the role of county government, including organization, responsibilities, and services
- Identify appropriate resources and departments of county government to solve problems
- Consider how a budget and major sources of local revenue affect both services and citizens

Game Features:
- Create your county, parish, or borough government with more customizable options
- Review and address resident needs and requests by escorting them to the correct county department
- Address community crises through strategic action
- Manage the annual budget through property and sales tax adjustments and spending choices
- Grow the community through expansion opportunities

What’s New

Version 1.2.2

Bug fixes

App Privacy

The developer, iCivics, Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • User Content
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More

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