Franklin (Independent City), Virginia

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Franklin, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1788
Website http://www.franklinva.com/

County Information

Description

Franklin (Independent City) Description

The City of Franklin is located in the Southeastern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was named for Benjamin Franklin, the Governor of Pennsylvania, where many settlers originated[1].

Courthouse

For additional records, see Southampton County.

History

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Parent County

1788 -- Franklin was created in 1788 from Southampton County. [2]

Websites

References

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin,_Virginia
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).