Franklin County, Florida

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Franklin County, Florida
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Franklin County Courthouse
Map of Florida highlighting Franklin County
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Founded February 8, 1832
Named for Benjamin Franklin
Seat Apalachicola
Largest community Eastpoint
Area
 • Total 1,026 sq mi (2,657 km2)
 • Land 535 sq mi (1,386 km2)
 • Water 492 sq mi (1,274 km2), 47.9%
Population (est.)
 • (2015) 11,761
 • Density 22/sq mi (8/km2)
Congressional district 2nd
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4
Website www.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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