Beverīna County was established on 1 July 2009 by amalgamating the civil parishes of Brenguļi, Kauguri and Trikāta as a result of the administrative-territorial reform. The administrative centre of the County is Mūrmuiža, Kauguri Civil Parish. The total area of the County is 300.5 km2, the number of population – 3336 (as at 01.01.2016), density – 11 people per 1 km2. The majority of the County’s territory is farmland and forests.
The County is geographically well positioned, bordering on Valmiera City, which is a city of republican importance. Beverīna County also shares borders with Burtnieki, Kocēni, Priekuļi, Smiltene and Strenči Counties.
Beverīna County is rich in valuable nature resources and culture and historical sites. Part of the County’s territory is included in the Gauja National Park and Protected Landscape Area Ziemeļgauja. The River Gauja flows through all three civil parishes while its biggest tributaries the Abuls, Miegupe and Lisa not only provide great views, but are also closely related to historical events.