The county of Arlington in Virginia is an urban county with a population of more than 200,000 residents. It consists of more than 60 registered civic and citizen associations and commissions and over 100 community service organizations. It also comprises more than 200 public parks and playgrounds, community centers, live stage theaters and libraries. The county s government is organized into various departments, such as economic development, community planning, environmental services, human resources, management and finance, technology services, emergency management, fire and police. Its human service department offers a range of services in areas that include economic independence; child, family and aging services; and disability. Additionally, the county organizes events, such as board meetings, book discussions, workshops and seminars. Located in Arlington, Va., the county covers an area of more than 25 square miles.