county — A county name
The county element specifies the name of a county (not to be confused with country). In the United States, a county is “an administrative subdivision of a state”. In the UK, it is a “territorial division exercising administrative, judicial, and political functions.” (Source: The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 1979 Ed. Houghton Mifflin, Boston.)
A string used to uniquely identify a county. The county may then be referred to by this identifier.
<address> <city>North Willow</city> <county>Washington</county> <state>New Canada</state> </address>
<address> <street>1 O'Leary Place</street> <city>Coby</city> <county>Co. Cork</county> <country>Ireland</country> </address>