Franklin County , Massachusetts

Franklin County: County in Massachusetts, United States

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

About

Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 71,372 and a population density of 38 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 70,180 inhabitants. Its county seat is Greenfield. The county was created 210 years ago in 1810.

Geography

Franklin County is located at 42°34'59"N 72°35'31"W (42.5831200, -72.5918700). It has 6 neighbors: Berkshire County, Hampshire County, Worcester County, Cheshire County, Bennington County and Windham County.

Franklin County Courthouse Greenfield image
Franklin County Courthouse Greenfield

The largest city of Franklin County is Greenfield with a population of 17,258. Other cities include, Bernardston population 2,090, Buckland population 1,850, Shelburne population 1,837 and Colrain population 1,661. See all Franklin County cities & populated places.

Franklin County Courthouse Greenfield image

Franklin County map

Franklin County Quick Facts

Population : 70,180 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
Different from : Franklin County, Franklin Parish, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, 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 County, Franklin County
Area : 1877 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.5%
Land as percent of area : 96.5%
Named for : Benjamin Franklin
Capital : Greenfield
Establishment : January 01, 1811
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:34:47 (28th July 2021)
Density : 37 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.7% (2010-2019)

Franklin County has 6 neighbours.

  • Greenfield

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Franklin County decreased by 1.7% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 71,372 - census
2011 71,692 0.45% estimation process
2012 71,687 -0.01% estimation process
2013 71,361 -0.46% estimation process
2014 71,298 -0.09% estimation process
2015 70,866 -0.61% estimation process
2016 70,622 -0.35% estimation process
2017 70,605 -0.02% estimation process
2018 70,611 0.01% estimation process
2019 70,180 -0.61% estimation process

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People born in Franklin County (3)

People born in Franklin County, including United States geologist and Congregationalist clergyman Edward Hitchcock, historian from the United States Conrad Totman, missionary Juliette Montague Cooke, you can see a list of people who born in Franklin County.

Other places with the same name (23)

Franklin County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Greenfield 17,258 City in Massachusetts, United States; county seat of Franklin County
Montague 8,212 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Orange 7,582 Town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States
Deerfield 4,991 Town in Massachusetts
Turners Falls 4,470 Census-designated place in Franklin County, Massachusetts
Sunderland 3,629 Town in Massachusetts
Northfield 2,958 Town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States
Bernardston 2,090 City in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States of America
South Deerfield 1,880 Census-designated place in Franklin County, Massachusetts
Conway 1,873 Town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Buckland 1,850 City in Alaska, USA
Leverett 1,837 Town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States
Shelburne 1,837 Human settlement in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Shutesbury 1,754 Town in Massachusetts
Erving 1,750 Town of the United States
Shelburne Falls 1,731 Census-designated place in Franklin County, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Massachusetts 6,892,503 State of the United States of America
Middlesex County 1,611,699 County in Massachusetts, United States
Worcester County 830,622 County in Massachusetts, United States
Suffolk County 803,907 County in Massachusetts, United States
Essex County 789,034 County in Massachusetts, United States
Norfolk County 706,775 County in Massachusetts, United States
Boston 692,600 City in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States
South Boston 571,281 Town in Halifax County, Virginia, United States
Bristol County 565,217 County in Massachusetts, United States
Plymouth County 521,202 County in Massachusetts, United States
Hampden County 466,372 County in Massachusetts, United States
Barnstable County 212,990 County in Massachusetts, United States
Worcester 185,428 County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Hampshire County 160,830 County in Massachusetts, United States
Springfield 153,606 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
Berkshire County 124,944 County in Massachusetts, United States

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