Franklin County, Missouri

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Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2020 census, the population was 104,682.[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. "QuickFacts: Franklin County, Missouri". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  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.