Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
|Coordinates (Włoszczowa): Coordinates:|
|• Total||906.38 km2 (349.96 sq mi)|
|• Density||52/km2 (130/sq mi)|
|Postal code||29-100 to 29-145|
|Area code(s)||+48 34 and +48 41|
Włoszczowa County (Polish: powiat włoszczowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, south-central Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Włoszczowa, which lies 46 kilometres (29 mi) west of the regional capital Kielce.
The county covers an area of 906.38 square kilometres (350.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 47,137, out of which the population of Włoszczowa is 10,782 and the rural population is 36,355.
Włoszczowa County is bordered by Końskie County to the north-east, Kielce County to the east, Jędrzejów County to the south-east, Zawiercie County to the south-west, and Częstochowa County and Radomsko County to the west.
The county is subdivided into six gminas (one urban-rural and five rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.