Franklin County, Massachusetts Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
The legislature approved special charters to allow Franklin and Hampshire counties to become regional councils of government.
- Named for Benjamin Franklin
- Created 24 June 1811 from Hampshire County.
Places / Localities
- City: Greenfield
- Towns: Ashfield . Bernardston . Buckland . Charlemont . Colrain . Conway . Deerfield . Erving . Gill . Hawley . Heath . Leverett . Leyden . Monroe . Montague . New Salem . Northfield . Orange . Rowe . Shelburne . Shutesbury . Sunderland . Warwick . Wendell . Whately
- Communities: Millers Falls . Northfield . Orange . Shelburne Falls . South Deerfield . Turners Falls
- Village: Lake Pleasant
- US Vol. 24
- page 87 - Atwood Family cemetery
Societies and Libraries
- The Franklin County MA GenWeb Project, an member of The MAGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project.
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Franklin County
- FamilySearch.org Family History Library catalog for Franklin County