Place:Franklin, Idaho, United States

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Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 Census the county had a population of 12,786. The county seat and largest city is Preston. Franklin County is part of the Logan, Utah-Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Established in 1913, Franklin County was named after Franklin D. Richards, an Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and it is the only Franklin County in the United States that is not named after Benjamin Franklin.

The Bear River Massacre took place in present day Franklin County on January 29, 1863.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1874 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1878 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1950 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
1920 8,650
1930 9,379
1940 10,229
1950 9,867
1960 8,457
1970 7,373
1980 8,895
1990 9,232

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