Franklin County, Illinois

county in Illinois, United States

Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. In the 2010 census, it has a population of 39,561.[1] Its county seat is Benton.[2] It is located in the southern portion of Illinois known locally as "Little Egypt".


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved July 5, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.