Franklin County, Alabama

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Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2020 census, the population was 32,113.[1] The county seat is Russellville.[2] The name is in honor of Benjamin Franklin, famous statesman, scientist, and printer.[3]

Franklin County was founded on February 6, 1818.

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  1. "QuickFacts: Franklin County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 131.