Franklin County, Florida

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Franklin County
Franklin County Courthouse
Franklin County Courthouse
Map of Florida highlighting Franklin County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 29°48′N 84°49′W / 29.8°N 84.82°W / 29.8; -84.82
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedFebruary 8, 1832
Named forBenjamin Franklin
Largest communityEastpoint
 • Total1,026 sq mi (2,660 km2)
 • Land535 sq mi (1,390 km2)
 • Water492 sq mi (1,270 km2)  47.9%
 • Total12,451
 • Density23/sq mi (9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on June 13, 1915. As of 2020, 12,451 people lived there.[1] Franklin County's seat is Apalachicola.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Franklin County, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2023.

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