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Time Zone: Franklin County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Saint Albans is the Seat for Franklin County.

Franklin County was founded in 1792 and was created by taking area from ChittendenCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Franklin had a population of 48,182 people. This is an increase of 6.09% since the last Census (which gave a population of 45,417 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Franklin represented 7.46% of the total population of Vermont, making it the state's 5th most populous county (out of 14 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
201047,746+5.13%-0.9% since 2009
200948,182+6.09%+0.41% since 2008
200847,985+5.65%+0.16% since 2007
200045,417The 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)
Saint Albans   7,2437,6505.32% decrease  
Swanton   6,4426,2033.85% increase  
Saint Albans   6,0665,08619.27% increase  
Georgia   4,5284,3753.5% increase  
Fairfax   4,2283,76512.3% 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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