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Franklin County, North Carolina

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The county was formed in 1779 from the southern half of Bute County. It is named for Benjamin Franklin and is a part of the Research Triangle.

Adjacent Counties

Towns & Townships

  • Bunn
  • Castalia (part)
  • Cedar Rock
  • Cypress Creek
  • Dunn
  • Franklinton
  • Gold Sand
  • Harris
  • Hayesville
  • Louisburg (County Seat)
  • Sandy Creek
  • Wake Forest (part)
  • Youngsville

Other Communities: Alert, Centerville, Epsom, Five Points, Gupton, Halls Crossroads, Harris Crossroads, Hickory Rock, Ingleside, Katesville, Kearney, Justice, Lake Royale, Laurel Mill, Mapleville, Margaret, Mitchiners Crossroads, Moulton, Needmore, New Hope, Oswego, Pearces, Pilot, Pine Ridge, Pocomoke, Raynor, Riley, Rocky Ford, Royal, Schloss, Seven Paths, Stallings Crossroads, Sutton, Wilders Corner and Wood



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