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    County Magazine

    A Publication of the Texas Association of Counties

    Publications | September 05, 2023

    Advertise with Us

    County magazine is the award-winning flagship publication published by the Texas Association of Counties. It is the premier publication of Texas county officials and of Texas county government.

    The print version of County is a quarterly magazine distributed to every elected county official and county auditor in Texas’ 254 counties. Other readers include purchasing agents, budget and planning administrators, appointed department heads, state legislators, federal legislators and state agency personnel.

    The printed form of County is a feature publication. Its intended purpose is to spread best practices, educate elected officials about county issues and programs and promote county government services, accomplishments and solutions in an easy-to-read journalism-based format.

    The online version of County is a highlight of its print version. The online magazine, on, includes the top articles from the print verspoin while also serving as a hub for all TAC-generated news and columns.

    To advertise today download the contract to get started! For more information, please download our media kit or contact Julie Chang, County managing editor.

    County Magazine Advertising Rates
    Full page: 1x - $1,000, 2x - $850, 4x - $700
    Half page: 1x - $800, 2x - $650, 4x - $600‚Äč
    Quarter page: 1x - $600, 2x - $400, 4x - $350
    Inside front/back cover placement: Add $300 per issue

    Closing Date

    Space reservation should be made by:

    • Nov. 21, 2022 for the Winter 2023 issue (publishes Feb. 1).
    • March 6, 2023 for the Spring 2023 issue (publishes May 1).
    • June 5, 2023 for the Summer 2023 issue (publishes Aug. 1).
    • Sept. 5, 2023 for the Fall 2023 issue (publishes Nov. 1).
    Materials Deadline

    Camera-ready artwork is to be provided as digital files in the native application accompanied by low-resolution PDFs for proofing by the aforementioned closing deadlines. If you prefer to provide high-resolution PDFs, please contact County Magazine for proper PDF export.

    Frequency Rate

    Advertisers will be billed at the one-time (1x) rate unless written contract specifies a higher frequency. Rates will be earned for the period of the contract only. If the advertiser cancels ad prior to completion of the 4x contract rate, the advertiser will pay for previous ads as if they had been contracted at the 1x rate.


    Full page: 8.5” x 11”, with 1/8” bleed: 8.75” x 11.25”
    1/2 page: 7.5 x 4.375 (no bleeds)
    1/4 page: 3.625 x 4.375 (no bleeds)
    Back cover: 8.5” x 9”, with 1/8” bleed: 8.75” x 9.25”
    Inside front cover: 8.5” x 11”, with 1/8” bleed: 8.75” x 11.25”