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Franklin County, Florida
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Founded February 8, 1832
County Seat Apalachicola
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Contents

County Courthouse

Franklin County Courthouse
33 Market Street
Apalchicola, FL 32320
Phone: 850.653.8861

County Judge has marriage and probate records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1832--Franklin County was created 8 February 1832 from Jackson County.
County seat: Apalachicola [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1887 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Franklin County, Florida census records online, see: Florida Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County, Florida. Page 134 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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