Franklin County, Missouri

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Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 101,492.[1] The county seat is Union.[2] The county was founded in 1818 and is named after Founding Father Benjamin Franklin.[3][4]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2011-07-10. Retrieved 2013-09-08.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 131.
  4. Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 166.