Franklin County, Arkansas
|Franklin County, Arkansas|
Franklin County Courthouse, Charleston
Location within Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
|Founded||December 19, 1837|
|Named for||Benjamin Franklin|
|Seat||Ozark (northern district);|
Charleston (southern district)
|• Total||620 sq mi (1,606 km2)|
|• Land||609 sq mi (1,577 km2)|
|• Water||11 sq mi (28 km2), 1.7%|
|• Density||30/sq mi (10/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,125. The county has two county seats, Charleston and Ozark. The county was formed on December 19, 1837, and named for Benjamin Franklin, American statesman.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved May 20, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 131.