Franklin County, Alabama

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Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,704.[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. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 17, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 131.