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Time Zone: Franklin County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Russellville is the Seat for Franklin County.

Franklin County was founded in 1818.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Franklin had a population of 31,091 people. This is a decrease of 0.42% since the last Census (which gave a population of 31,223 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Franklin represented 0.7% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 36th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201031,704+1.54%+1.97% since 2009
200931,091-0.42%+0.13% since 2008
200831,051-0.55%+1.38% since 2007
200031,223The Last Census

More information can be found on the Franklin County Census Page for Franklin County.


Below are some of the communities located in Franklin County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Franklin County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Russellville   8,9618,9710.11% decrease  
Red Bay   3,3143,3741.78% decrease  
Phil Campbell   1,0551,0913.3% decrease  
Vina   4174004.25% increase  
Hodges   2832618.43% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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