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Franklin County, OH
The county was named for Benjamin Franklin

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The county is in the Columbus metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 1,088,971. This was an increase of  1.87% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$42,734
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Franklin County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Franklin County was $32,947. This was an increase of 25.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 107% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Columbus
Census 2000 highlights: County ranked first in the state for population growth during the 1990s

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21% of Franklin County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franklin County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Franklin County include Agudas Achim Cemetery, Alton Cemetery, Arlington Burial Park, Asbury Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Ayers Cemetery, Baptist Cemetery, Beth Jacob Cemetery, Burnside Cemetery, Camp Chase Cemetery, Carlisle Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Franklin County include Amlin, Arena District, Bexley, Blacklick, Blendon, Brewery District, Brice, Brown, Canal Winchester, Clinton ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Franklin County include Capital University, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus State Community College, Franklin University, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Ohio Dominican University, Ohio State University, Otterbein College, Pontifical College Josephinum, Trinity Lutheran Seminary ... View colleges

School districts in Franklin County include Bexley, Canal Winchester, Columbus Public Schools, Dublin, Eastland JVSD, Gahanna-Jefferson, Grandview Heights, Groveport Madison, Hamilton Local Schools, Hilliard ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Franklin County include Bexley Public Library, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Driving Park Branch Library, Dublin Branch Library, Franklinton Branch Library, Gahanna Branch, Grandview Heights Public Library, Grove City Public Library, Hilliard Branch Library, Hilltop Branch Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Franklin County include Bexley News, Canal Winchester Times, Clintonville-Beechwold Booster, Columbus Dispatch, Dublin News, Gahanna News, German Village Gazette, Grove City News, Hilliard Northwest News, New Albany News ... View newspapers

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Politics

Franklin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franklin County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Franklin County include Port Columbus International

Hotels in Franklin County include Amerihost Inn, Amerihost Inn Columbus Southeast, Amerisuites, Amerisuites, Baymont Inn & Suites, Best Value Inn Columbus, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western ... More hotels

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