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Special Purpose District Information Sources

This page provides a list of helpful links and resources related to special purpose districts in Washington State.

It is part of MRSC's series on Special Purpose Districts in Washington.



U.S. Census Bureau Data

  • Census of Governments - Conducted every five years; provides large data sets on local government organizations including number of special purpose districts by state

General Information About Special Purpose Districts


Washington State Government Resources

Washington State Auditor's Office

Washington State Department of Revenue

Washington State Legislature


Special Purpose Districts Associations and Publications

Air Pollution Control Authorities

Cemetery Districts

Conservation Districts - Conservation Commission

Fire Protection Districts and Regional Fire Authority

Flood Control Districts and Flood Control Zone Districts

Hospital Districts

Housing Authorities

Irrigation Districts

Library Districts

Mosquito Control Districts

Park and Recreation Districts

Port Districts

Public Facilities Districts

Public Utility Districts

School Districts

Water and Sewer Districts

Weed Districts


Last Modified: April 02, 2021