Place:Franklin, Mississippi, United States

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Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,118, making it the fourth-least populous county in Mississippi. Its county seat is Meadville. The county was formed on December 21, 1809 from portions of Adams County and named for Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. It is bisected by the Homochitto River, which runs diagonally through the county from northeast to southwest.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1809 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1825 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1842 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1842 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 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
1810 2,016
1820 3,821
1830 4,622
1840 4,775
1850 5,904
1860 8,265
1870 7,498
1880 9,729
1890 10,424
1900 13,678
1910 15,193
1920 14,156
1930 12,268
1940 12,504
1950 10,929
1960 9,286
1970 8,011
1980 8,208
1990 8,377

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