Franklin County, Nebraska

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Franklin County
Franklin County courthouse in Franklin
Franklin County courthouse in Franklin
Map of Nebraska highlighting Franklin County
Location within the U.S. state of Nebraska
Map of the United States highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 40°11′N 98°57′W / 40.18°N 98.95°W / 40.18; -98.95
Country United States
State Nebraska
Founded1867 (authorized)
1871 (organized)
Named forBenjamin Franklin
Largest cityFranklin
 • Total576 sq mi (1,490 km2)
 • Land576 sq mi (1,490 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.03%
 • Total2,889
 • Density5.0/sq mi (1.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd

Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2020 census, 2,889 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Franklin. The county was founded in 1867 and named after Benjamin Franklin, American statesman.

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  1. "QuickFacts: Franklin County, Nebraska". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 5, 2024.

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