|Named for||Benjamin Franklin|
|• Total||576 sq mi (1,490 km2)|
|• Land||576 sq mi (1,490 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2) 0.03%%|
|• Density||5.6/sq mi (2.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, 3,225 people lived there. The county seat is Franklin. The county was founded in 1867 and named after Benjamin Franklin, American statesman.