Franklin County , Maine

Franklin County: County in Maine, United States

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

About

Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 30,768 and a population density of 7 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 29,986 inhabitants. Its county seat is Farmington. The county was created 183 years ago in 1838.

Franklin County Courthouse Farmington 5 image
Franklin County Courthouse Farmington 5
Franklin County Courthouse Farmington 5 image

Geography

Franklin County is located at 44°58'27"N 70°26'39"W (44.9741700, -70.4441000). It has 4 neighbors: Androscoggin County, Kennebec County, Oxford County and Somerset County.

Franklin County map

The largest city of Franklin County is Farmington with a population of 7,632. Other cities include, New Sharon population 1,424, Chesterville population 1,348, Phillips population 1,025 and New Vineyard population 777. See all Franklin County cities & populated places.

Weather

Franklin County forecast: Rain likely before 8am, then a chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%. more

Franklin County Quick Facts

Population : 29,986 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
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Twitter username : fc_maine
Area : 4518 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.7%
Land as percent of area : 97.3%
Named for : Benjamin Franklin
Capital : Farmington
Establishment : May 05, 1838
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:34:30 (17th October 2021)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.61% (2010-2020)
Weather : 52℉ Light Rain Likely then Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Franklin County has 4 neighbours.

  • Chesterville
  • Avon
  • Eustis
  • Temple
  • Wyman
  • South Franklin, Maine
  • Rangeley Plantation, Maine
  • Carthage
  • North Franklin, Maine
  • Freeman, Maine
  • Wilton
  • Carrabassett Valley
  • Jay
  • Farmington
  • Coplin Plantation, Maine
  • Sandy River Plantation, Maine
  • Weld
  • Industry
  • New Sharon
  • West Central Franklin
  • Rangeley
  • Dallas Plantation
  • Strong
  • New Vineyard
  • Kingfield
  • Phillips

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Franklin County decreased by 2.61% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 30,768 - census
2011 30,741 -0.09% estimation process
2012 30,650 -0.3% estimation process
2013 30,477 -0.57% estimation process
2014 30,201 -0.91% estimation process
2015 30,017 -0.61% estimation process
2016 29,982 -0.12% estimation process
2017 29,799 -0.61% estimation process
2018 29,915 0.39% estimation process
2019 30,199 0.94% estimation process
2020 29,986 -0.71% estimation process

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People born in Franklin County (1)

American politician (1826-1914) Hiram Pitt Bennet 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
Farmington 7,632 County seat of Franklin County, Maine, United States
Jay 4,598 Town in Maine, United States
Wilton 3,929 Town in Maine
New Sharon 1,424 City in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States of America
Chesterville 1,348 City in Morrow County, Ohio, United States of America
Strong 1,152 Town in Franklin County, Maine, United States of America
Rangeley 1,151 Town in Maine, United States
Phillips 1,025 Location in Maine
Kingfield 972 Town in Maine, United States
New Vineyard 777 Human settlement in United States of America
Eustis 617 Human settlement in Franklin County, Maine, United States of America
Carthage 536 Town in Maine, United States
Temple 518 Town in Maine, United States
Avon 438 Town in Franklin County, Maine, United States
Weld 417 Town in Franklin County, Maine, USA

Maine Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
City of Portland 653,115 City in Oregon, USA
Cumberland County 298,111 County in Maine, United States
York County 209,066 County in Maine, United States
Penobscot County 151,655 County in Maine, United States of America
Kennebec County 122,955 County in Maine, United States
Androscoggin County 108,547 County in Maine, United States
Aroostook County 66,804 County in Maine, United States
Portland 66,803 County seat of Cumberland County, Maine, United States
Oxford County 58,132 County in Maine, United States
Hancock County 55,088 County in Maine, United States
Somerset County 50,635 County in Maine, United States
Knox County 39,951 County in Maine, United States
Waldo County 39,923 County in Maine, United States
Lewiston 36,226 City in Androscoggin County, Maine, United States
Sagadahoc County 36,044 County in Maine, United States
Lincoln County 34,775 County in Maine, United States