Franklin County , North Carolina

Franklin County: County in North Carolina, United States

Franklin County locator map
Location of Franklin County on North Carolina map.

About

Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 60,619 and a population density of 47 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 71,859 inhabitants. Its county seat is Louisburg. The county was created 242 years ago in 1778.

N 56 180 Franklin County Courthouse  Louisburg  NC '8475122497' image
N 56 180 Franklin County Courthouse Louisburg NC '8475122497'
N 56 180 Franklin County Courthouse  Louisburg  NC '8475122497' image

Geography

Franklin County is located at 36°4'58"N 78°17'8"W (36.0827900, -78.2856100). It has 6 neighbors: Granville County, Johnston County, Nash County, Vance County, Wake County and Warren County.

Franklin County map

The largest city of Franklin County is Youngsville with a population of 1,413. Other cities include and Bunn population 401. See all Franklin County cities & populated places.

Weather

Franklin County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 68. more

Franklin County Quick Facts

Population : 71,859 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : 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, Franklin City, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin Parish, Franklin County, Franklin County
Area : 1281 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : Benjamin Franklin
Capital : Louisburg
Establishment : January 01, 1779
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:42:50 (17th October 2021)
Density : 56 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 15.64% (2010-2020)
Weather : 68℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Franklin County has 6 neighbours.

  • Louisburg

Demographics

The population of Franklin County increased by 15.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 60,619 - census
2011 60,946 0.54% estimation process
2012 61,405 0.75% estimation process
2013 62,074 1.08% estimation process
2014 62,691 0.98% estimation process
2015 63,668 1.53% estimation process
2016 64,676 1.56% estimation process
2017 66,155 2.24% estimation process
2018 67,625 2.17% estimation process
2019 69,685 2.96% estimation process
2020 71,859 3.03% estimation process

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People born in Franklin County (8)

People born in Franklin County, including politician Ratliff Boon, politician John May, Superintendent of Public Instruction for the U.S. state of North Carolina Michael E. Ward, you can see a list of people who born in Franklin County.

  • Judson S. Siler (American politician) he was born in 14/06/1863
  • Rosanell Eaton (American civil rights worker who had been one of the first African Americans to vote in her county) she was born in 14/04/1921
  • James Boyd Hawkins (American planter and rancher) he was born in 27/12/1813
  • P. H. Winston (lawyer, public official) he was born in 09/05/1820
  • Henry L. Bridges he was born in 10/06/1907

Other places with the same name (24)

Franklin County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Louisburg 3,694 Town in Franklin County, North Carolina
Franklinton 2,312 Township in Franklin County, North Carolina
Youngsville 1,413 Human settlement in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States of America
Bunn 401 Human settlement in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States of America

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wake County 1,132,271 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,128,945 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 900,350 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 383,843 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 336,364 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States