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

Franklin County was founded in 1837. Franklin was created by taking area from Crawford and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Franklin had a population of 18,016 people. This is an increase of 1.38% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,771 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Franklin represented 0.66% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 44th most populous county (out of 75 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
201018,125+1.99%+0.61% since 2009
200918,016+1.38%-0.29% since 2008
200818,069+1.68%-0.16% since 2007
200017,771The 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)
Ozark   3,5313,5250.17% increase  
Charleston   2,9942,9650.98% increase  
Altus   8348172.08% increase  
Branch   3623571.4% increase  
Denning   2772702.59% 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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