Franklin County , Pennsylvania

Franklin County: County in Pennsylvania, United States

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

About

Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 149,618 and a population density of 75 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 155,637 inhabitants. Its county seat is Chambersburg. The county was created 237 years ago in 1783.

Franklin County Courthouse at Night image
Franklin County Courthouse at Night
Franklin County Courthouse at Night image

Geography

Franklin County is located at 39°55'39"N 77°43'17"W (39.9274200, -77.7212700). It has 7 neighbors: Frederick County, Washington County, Adams County, Cumberland County, Fulton County, Huntingdon County and Juniata County.

Franklin County map

The largest city of Franklin County is Chambersburg with a population of 21,231. Other cities include, Waynesboro population 10,906, Old Forge population 7,838, Quincy population 5,451 and Greencastle population 3,989. See all Franklin County cities & populated places.

Franklin County Quick Facts

Population : 155,637 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (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 Parish, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin City, Franklin County
Area : 2001 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.08%
Land as percent of area : 99.92%
Named for : Benjamin Franklin
Capital : Chambersburg
Establishment : January 01, 1784
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:09:22 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 78 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.87% (2010-2020)

Franklin County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Franklin County increased by 3.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 149,618 - census
2011 150,934 0.87% estimation process
2012 151,482 0.36% estimation process
2013 151,945 0.3% estimation process
2014 152,607 0.43% estimation process
2015 153,048 0.29% estimation process
2016 153,705 0.43% estimation process
2017 154,376 0.43% estimation process
2018 154,579 0.13% estimation process
2019 155,027 0.29% estimation process
2020 155,637 0.39% estimation process

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People born in Franklin County (19)

People born in Franklin County, including Acting First Lady of the United States Harriet Lane, railroad executive and businessperson Thomas A. Scott, baseball player and coach Nellie Fox, you can see a list of people who born in Franklin County.

Other places with the same name (24)

Franklin County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Chambersburg 21,231 Borough in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States
Waynesboro 10,906 Borough in Pennsylvania
Old Forge 7,838 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Salem 6,367 Township in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Charlestown 6,328 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Saint Thomas 6,039 Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Quincy 5,451 City in Pennsylvania, United States
Greencastle 3,989 Borough of Pennsylvania
Wayne Heights 2,545 Census designated place
Mount Union 2,312 Borough of Pennsylvania
Brownsville 2,203 Borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lurgan 2,173 City in United States of America
Metal 1,857 Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Mont Alto 1,729 Borough of Pennsylvania
Mercersburg 1,527 Borough of Pennsylvania
Marion 1,269 Census-designated place in Pennsylvania, United States

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