Franklin County, Illinois

county in Illinois, United States

Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. In the 2020 census, it has a population of 37,804.[1] Its county seat is Benton.[2] It is located in the southern portion of Illinois known locally as "Little Egypt".


  1. "QuickFacts: Franklin County, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.