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 2020 census, the population was 10,019.[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. "QuickFacts: Franklin County, Iowa". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2023.
  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.