Franklin County, Iowa

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Franklin County Courthouse, Hampton

Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,680.[1] The county seat is Hampton.[2] The county was founded on January 15, 1851[3] and named after Benjamin Franklin,[4] American statesman.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Stuart, I. L. (1914). History of Franklin County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 117.
  4. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 131.