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Franklin County

Franklin County was created on January 22, 1800, from part of York County, and was named in honor of President John Franklin. The county seat, Gettysburg, incorporated on March 10, 1806, was named after James Gettys, a local landowner.

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Township Map of Franklin County, Pa.

Map of Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States with township and municipal boundaries is taken from US Census website and modified by Ruhrfisch in April 2006.

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