Franklin County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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County Courthouse

The legislature approved special charters to allow Franklin and Hampshire counties to become regional councils of government.

History

  • Named for Benjamin Franklin

Parent County

  • Created 24 June 1811 from Hampshire County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • City: Greenfield
  • Towns: Ashfield . Bernardston . Buckland . Charlemont . Colrain . Conway . Deerfield . Erving . Gill . Hawley . Heath . Leverett . Leyden . Monroe . Montague . New Salem . Northfield . Orange . Rowe . Shelburne . Shutesbury . Sunderland . Warwick . Wendell . Whately
  • Communities: Millers Falls . Northfield . Orange . Shelburne Falls . South Deerfield . Turners Falls
  • Village: Lake Pleasant

Neighboring Counties

Berkshire | Hampshire | Worcester | Windham County, Vermont | Cheshire County, New Hampshire

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

  • US Vol. 24
    • page 87 - Atwood Family cemetery

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References