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Franklin County, Massachusetts

US county information
NameFranklin County
County government abolished in 1997
Largest cityGreenfield
US Area
Total Area724.74 sq mi (1877.1 km2)
Land Area702.03 sq mi (1818.3 km2)
Water Area22.71 sq mi (58.8 km2)
Population71372 (2000)
Density39.4/km2 (102/sq mi)

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Franklin County is a non-governmental county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 71,372. Its largest community and traditional county seat is Greenfield.

Franklin County is part of the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Franklin County was created on 24 June 1811 from the northern third of Hampshire County.

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