Franklin County, NC

FRANKLIN COUNTY, situated toward the northerly part of North Carolina, and traversed by Tar river. Area, 40 square miles. Face of the country uneven; soil in the valleys generally fertile. Seat of justice, Louisburgh. Pop. in 1810, 10,166; in 1820, 9,741; in 1830, 10,665; in 1840, 10,980; in 1850, 11,713. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Franklinton, NC City or Town
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