Franklin County , Virginia

Franklin County: County in Virginia, United States

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

About

Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 56,159 and a population density of 30 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 56,167 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rocky Mount. The county was created 236 years ago in 1784.

Franklin County Courthouse Rocky Mount Virginia image
Franklin County Courthouse Rocky Mount Virginia
Franklin County Courthouse Rocky Mount Virginia image

Geography

Franklin County is located at 36°59'31"N 79°52'52"W (36.9919400, -79.8810400). It has 6 neighbors: Bedford County, Floyd County, Henry County, Patrick County, Pittsylvania County and Roanoke County.

Franklin County map

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Weather

Franklin County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 64. more

Franklin County Quick Facts

Population : 56,167 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : 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 County, Franklin Parish, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County, Franklin County
Area : 1843 km2
Water as percent of area : 3%
Land as percent of area : 97%
Named for : Benjamin Franklin
Capital : Rocky Mount
Establishment : January 01, 1785
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:29:46 (17th October 2021)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.01% (2010-2020)
Weather : 64℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Franklin County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Franklin County increased by 0.01% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 56,159 - census
2011 56,337 0.32% estimation process
2012 56,290 -0.08% estimation process
2013 56,269 -0.04% estimation process
2014 56,258 -0.02% estimation process
2015 56,227 -0.06% estimation process
2016 56,158 -0.12% estimation process
2017 56,315 0.28% estimation process
2018 56,191 -0.22% estimation process
2019 56,042 -0.27% estimation process
2020 56,167 0.22% estimation process

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People born in Franklin County (10)

People born in Franklin County, including lawyer, politician, and general of the Confederate States Army Jubal Early, politician Edward W. Saunders, musician Posey Rorer, you can see a list of people who born in Franklin County.

  • John Robert Brown (Confederate Army soldier and politician (1842-1927)) he was born in 14/01/1842
  • Archie Edwards (American Piedmont blues guitarist) he was born in 04/09/1918
  • Lunsford L. Lomax (Confederate Army general) he was born in 04/11/1835
  • Sallie C. Booker (American politician) she was born in 28/08/1857
  • Beverly A. Davis he was born in 27/09/1868
  • William B. Lindsey (American politician) he was born in 08/01/1842
  • Frances Hancock Baker (Texas settler (1804-1884)) she was born in 21/01/1802

Other places with the same name (24)

Franklin County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Rocky Mount 4,712 Town in Virginia
Ferrum 2,043 Census designated place
Union Hall 1,138 Census designated place
Boones Mill 233 Town of the United States

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