Franklin County , Illinois

Franklin County: County in Illinois, United States

Franklin County locator map
Location of Franklin County on Illinois map.

About

Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,561 and a population density of 35 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Benton. The county was created 203 years ago in 1818.

Franklin County Courthouse in Benton image
Franklin County Courthouse in Benton
Franklin County Courthouse in Benton image

Geography

Franklin County is located at 37°59'32"N 88°55'27"W (37.9922900, -88.9241500). It has 6 neighbors: Hamilton County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Perry County, Saline County and Williamson County.

Franklin County map

The largest city of Franklin County is Frankfort with a population of 19,411. Other cities include, West Frankfort population 7,733, Benton population 6,784, Logan population 3,057 and Christopher population 2,686. See all Franklin County cities & populated places.

Franklin County Quick Facts

Population : 38,060 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Different from : Franklin City, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin Parish, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County
Area : 1117 km2
Water as percent of area : 5.2%
Land as percent of area : 94.8%
Named for : Benjamin Franklin
Capital : Benton
Establishment : January 01, 1818
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:53:51 (22nd September 2021)
Density : 34 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.94% (2010-2020)

Franklin County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Franklin County decreased by 3.94% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 39,561 - census
2011 40,033 1.18% estimation process
2012 39,865 -0.42% estimation process
2013 39,555 -0.78% estimation process
2014 39,446 -0.28% estimation process
2015 39,383 -0.16% estimation process
2016 39,075 -0.79% estimation process
2017 38,995 -0.21% estimation process
2018 38,695 -0.78% estimation process
2019 38,469 -0.59% estimation process
2020 38,060 -1.07% estimation process

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People born in Franklin County (1)

American baseball player Elise Harney was born in Franklin County

Other places with the same name (24)

Franklin County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Franklin County.

City Name Population Title
Frankfort 19,411 County seat city in Franklin County, Kentucky, USA and Kentucky federated state capital city
West Frankfort 7,733 City in Illinois, USA
Benton 6,784 City in Illinois
Logan 3,057 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Christopher 2,686 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Sesser 1,837 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Zeigler 1,671 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Royalton 1,110 City in Minnesota
Ewing 825 City in Illinois, United States of America
Valier 630 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
West City 626 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Thompsonville 519 Village in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Buckner 435 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Orient 338 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States

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