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
SeatApalachicola
Largest communityEastpoint
Area
 • Total1,026 sq mi (2,660 km2)
 • Land535 sq mi (1,390 km2)
 • Water492 sq mi (1,270 km2)  47.9%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
11,761
 • Density22/sq mi (8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd
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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