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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 1807.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Franklin had a population of 41,310 people. This is an increase of 5.19% since the last Census (which gave a population of 39,270 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Franklin represented 0.69% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 34th most populous county (out of 95 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
201041,052+4.54%-0.62% since 2009
200941,310+5.19%+0.29% since 2008
200039,270The 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)
Winchester   7,8767,3297.46% increase  
Estill Springs   2,2352,1523.86% increase  
Decherd   2,1292,2465.21% decrease  
Cowan   1,7151,7703.11% decrease  
Monteagle   1,2131,2382.02% decrease  

Websites for Franklin County

Official Website:   www.franklincotn.us/

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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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