Franklin County, New York
Franklin County is a county in the northern part of the U.S. state of New York. It borders the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 51,599. Its county seat is Malone. The county is named in honor of United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. This county is part of New York's 21st congressional district.
Franklin County was founded in 1808.
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- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved October 11, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 131.