Franklin County, Ohio

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Franklin County
Franklin County Government Center
Franklin County Government Center
Official seal of Franklin County
Map of Ohio highlighting Franklin County
Location within the U.S. state of Ohio
Map of the United States highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°58′N 83°01′W / 39.97°N 83.01°W / 39.97; -83.01
Country United States
State Ohio
FoundedApril 30, 1803[1]
Named forBenjamin Franklin
Largest cityColumbus
 • Total544 sq mi (1,410 km2)
 • Land532 sq mi (1,380 km2)
 • Water11 sq mi (30 km2)  2.1%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density2,186/sq mi (844/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts3rd, 12th, 15th

Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of 2018 census estimates, the population was 1,310,300,[2] making it the most populous county in Ohio. Its county seat is Columbus,[3] the state capital and most populous city in Ohio.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ohio County Profiles: Franklin County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 21, 2007. Retrieved April 28, 2007.
  2. "American Factfinder". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 14, 2020. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.