Franklin County (New York)

Franklin County is a county located in the state of New York in the United States. In the 2000 census, the county had 51 134 inhabitants and a population density of 12 inhabitants per square kilometer. The county seat ( county seat ) is in Malone.


The County was formed in 1808 from Clinton County and named after Benjamin Franklin.


The county has an area of ​​4,396 square kilometers, of which 171 square kilometers are water surface. Franklin County is bordered on the east by Clinton County, on the southeast by Essex County, in the southwest of Hamilton County, on the west by St. Lawrence County and to the north by the Canadian province of Quebec.

Cities and towns


  • Altamont
  • Bangor
  • Bellmont
  • Bombay
  • Brandon
  • Brighton
  • Brushton
  • Burke
  • Chateaugay
  • Constable
  • Dickinson
  • Duane
  • Fort Covington
  • Franklin
  • Harrietstown
  • Malone
  • Moira
  • Santa Clara
  • Waverly
  • Westville

Indian Reservation

  • St. Regis Mohawk Reservation