Council is a city of Adams County and it is also the county seat of it. Council has a total area of about 0.7 sq. miles. U.S. Route No. 95 is connected to Weiser and Cambridge in the south and New Meadows in the north. Local residents are primarily engaged in trade, tourism and also with the education sector.
Some of the famous residents of the town are Larry Craig and James Rainwater. The local climate is continental in nature.