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Franklin County, Pennsylvania

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Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

Not to be confused with the city of Franklin in Venango County.

Official Website

Franklin County became an independent jurisdiction on September 9, 1784, relatively soon after the end of the American Revolutionary War. It is named in honor of Founding Father Benjamin Franklin.

Adjacent Counties


  • Chambersburg (County Seat)
  • Greencastle
  • Mercersburg
  • Mont Alto
  • Orrstown
  • Shippensburg (part)
  • Waynesboro

Other Townships & Communities: Antrim, Blue Ridge Summit, Fannett, Fayetteville, Fort Loudon, Greene, Guilford, Hamilton, Letterkenny, Lurgan, Marion, Metal, Montgomery, Pen Mar, Peters, Quincy, Scotland, St. Thomas, Southampton, State Line, Warren, Washington and Wayne



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Bloom Bros. Dept. Stores