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Travis asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 4 weeks ago

Who is most places in the United States named “Franklin” named after ?

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  • Phil
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    4 weeks ago
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    Yes indeed, the majority of places named Franklin are named for Benjamin Franklin.

    Most places in the world named Franklin are named after him.


    "There are many places named for Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. There are a total of 151 places and institutions listed here: 1 state, 32 counties, 50 municipalities (that is, towns and cities), 3 geologic features, 6 colleges and universities, 23 high schools, 8 middle schools, 14 elementary schools (that is 51 schools in all), 2 businesses, 3 transportation ways, and 9 other things. Among these are:

  • Joseph
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    4 weeks ago

    Franklin Armstrong, a character in the Peanuts comic strip.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    Probably Benjamin Franklin. 

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