Franklin County, Florida

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Franklin County, Florida
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Franklin County Courthouse
Location within Florida
Location within Florida
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Florida's location within the U.S.
FoundedFebruary 8, 1832
Named forBenjamin Franklin
SeatApalachicola
Largest communityEastpoint
Area
 • Total1,026 sq mi (2,657 km2)
 • Land535 sq mi (1,386 km2)
 • Water492 sq mi (1,274 km2), 47.9%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)11,761
 • Density22/sq mi (8/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitewww.franklincountyflorida.com

Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on June 13, 1915. As of 2000, 11,057 people lived there. Franklin County's seat is Apalachicola.

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