Place:Franklin, Georgia, United States

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Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It became Georgia's ninth county, incorporating on February 25, 1784, and was named in honor of patriot Benjamin Franklin. In its original form, it included all of the territory now in Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Jackson, Oconee and Stephens counties, and parts of the modern-day Gwinnett, Hall, Hart and Madison counties, as well as three counties that are now part of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 20,285. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 21,793. The county seat is Carnesville.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1784 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1786 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1786 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1798 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1806 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 1,041
1800 6,859
1810 10,815
1820 9,040
1830 10,107
1840 9,886
1850 11,513
1860 7,393
1870 7,893
1880 11,453
1890 14,670
1900 17,700
1910 17,894
1920 19,957
1930 15,902
1940 15,612
1950 14,446
1960 13,274
1970 12,784
1980 15,185
1990 16,650

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