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Franklin County is in the Bluegrass region.The county was named for Benjamin Franklin
The county is in the Frankfort metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 48,142. This was an increase of .95% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Franklin County was $28,481. This was an increase of 19.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 92% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
14% of Franklin County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franklin County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Franklin County include Bailey Cemetery, Cemetery - Name Unknown, Cemetery - Name Unknown, Frankfort Cemetery, Greenhill Cemetery, Hutcherson Cemetery, Moore Cemetery, North Fork Cemetery, Sudduth Cemetery, Waits Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Franklin County include Bridgeport, Frankfort, Jett ... View communities
Colleges in Franklin County include Kentucky State University ... View colleges
School districts in Franklin County include Frankfort Independent, Franklin County ... View school districts
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Libraries in Franklin County include Kentucky Department for Libraries & Archives, Paul Sawyier Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Franklin County include Frankfort State-Journal ... View newspapers
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franklin County political report.
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