There are 11 states that have township governments in all of their counties or county-type geographic areas. There are nine where this type of government occurs only in certain county or county-type geographic areas. As of 2012:
In Illinois, 85 of the 102 county-type areas had township governments;
In Kansas, 95 of 103;
In Massachusetts, 13 of the 14;
In Minnesota, in 84 of 87;
In Missouri, in 22 of 114;
In Nebraska, in 25 of 93;
In North Dakota, in 48 of 53;
In South Dakota, in 52 of 66;
In Wisconsin, 71 of 72.
In New York, town governments exist in each county outside New York City.