List of fictional counties

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Fictional counties are created by an author for character placement and story background.


United Kingdom[edit]

Republic of Ireland[edit]

United States[edit]

  • Kansas
    • Fillmore County – the rural setting of Jericho
  • Kentucky
    • New Kent County-the setting of 'The State' series of novels by Jon Strunk; based on New Kent County, VA.; serves as a stand-in for McCreary County, KY, where Strunk was born.
    • Crow County – the setting of Silas House's novels Clay's Quilt, A Parchment of Leaves, and The Coal Tattoo
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
    • Castle County – location of Castle Rock and Castle View
  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • Massachusetts
    • Blithe Hollow County– setting of the animated film Paranorman
  • Mississippi
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
    • Johnson County – home of Sgt. Bob Johnson in the film A Canterbury Tale. His grandfather built the first Baptist church in the county.
    • Wilbur County – rural county in Central Oregon which is the setting for the multi-blog fiction The Germaine Truth by Duane Poncy and Patricia J. McLean
  • Pennsylvania
    • Banshee County – Rural county which serves as the setting of the Cinemax TV series Banshee. The county seat is the town of Banshee, and the county is also home to a large Amish community, the Kinaho Native American reservation and Camp Genoa, a USMC Operating Base. It is policed by the Banshee County Sheriffs Department.

Other, unspecified, or fictional countries[edit]


  • Clarke County, Space – from the novel Clarke County, Space by Allen Steele

See also[edit]