Types of Local Governments in Illinois

The list below displays the number of local governments, by type, who submit reports to the Illinois Office of the Comptroller.

(As Of April 2018)

Government Type
Government Count
Airport Authority
27
Cemetery District
26
City
307
Community College*
43
Conservation District
5
County
102
Drainage District*
858
Electric Agency
1
Exposition and Auditorium
4
Fire Protection District
835
Flood Prevention District
1
Forest Preserve District
11
Home Equity Program
3
Hospital District
19
Housing Authority*
111
Joint Action Water Agency
5
Mass Transit District
14
Mosquito Abatement District
20
Multi-Township Assessment District
320
Museum District
3
Natural Gas Agency
2
Park District
348
Planning Agency
1
Port District
11
Public Building Commission
9
Public Health District
6
Public Library District
365
Public Water District
13
Rescue Squad District
5
River Conservancy District
17
Road & Bridge District**
1391
Road District
60
Sanitary District
102
School District*
851
Soil and Water Conservation District
97
Solid Waste Agency
3
Special Recreation
2
Street Lighting District
20
Surface Water District
1
Town
11
Township
1428
Transportation Authority
1
Village
981
Water Authority
11
Water Commission
10
Water Reclamation District
5
Water Service District
63
TOTAL NUMBER OF DISTRICTS
8,529

 

*Not required to file annual financial data with the Illinois Office of the Comptroller
**Financial data included in the Annual Financial Report of township