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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 38,469 inhabitants. Its county seat is Benton. The county was created 203 years ago in 1818.

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 Courthouse in Benton image
Franklin County Courthouse in Benton

The largest city of Franklin County is Frankfort with a population of 19,373. Other cities include, Benton population 18,711, West Frankfort population 7,823, Logan population 3,084 and Christopher population 2,717. See all Franklin County cities & populated places.

Franklin County Courthouse in Benton image

Franklin County map

Franklin County Quick Facts

Population : 38,469 (2019)
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 : 19:56:31 (15th June 2021)
Density : 34 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.84% (2010-2019)

Franklin County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Franklin County decreased by 2.84% in 9 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

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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 (23)

Franklin County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Frankfort 19,373 County seat city in Franklin County, Kentucky, USA and Kentucky federated state capital city
Benton 18,711 City in Illinois
West Frankfort 7,823 City in Illinois, USA
Logan 3,084 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Christopher 2,717 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Sesser 1,860 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Zeigler 1,712 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Royalton 1,117 City in Minnesota
West City 638 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Valier 637 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Thompsonville 526 Village in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Buckner 440 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Orient 343 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Ewing 296 City in Illinois, United States of America

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