Franklin County Kansas


    Franklin County is a county
    situated in East Central Kansas. The county’s population in 2010 was 25,992
    according to 2010 census. Ottawa was the county
    seat and the most populous city in Franklin
    County
    .

    The county was instituted in 1855 and
    named in honor of the renowned Benjamin Franklin. The County’s growth was
    greatly influenced by the Indian tribe nativ

    es as well as those in the county
    by government treaties.

    The transformation of Franklin County
    government reflects the development attitudes of Franklin county citizens and over 150 years
    of effectively guiding the County into the future. To add up, the county
    supports a number of 

    allied organizations in order to convey better service
    towards the community.


    Supported services includes Franklin
    County Mental Health Clinic offering exceptional services to adults and younger
    ones; facilities and services offer for the elderly, and facilities reflecting
    the values  of caring community and
    Ransom Memorial Hospital  which is the
    top 100 community hospitals in the country.

    Franklin County’s mission
    is to foster an improved living and working environment by offering the
    community with valuable, desired and indispensable public services in a
    professional and courteous responsible manner.


    Ottawa, Kansas

    Quick Facts

    Population:
    12,649 (2010)

    Zip
    code: 66067

    Where
    to go: Old Depot
    Museum & Ottawa Municipal Auditorium

    Ottawa was included in 1866 and in 1867 agreed
    to be a city of the second class under the standards established by the State
    of Kansas. In
    the same year, the bridge company was created and created a suspension bridge
    across the Marais des Cygnes
    River
    at Main Street in
    1874.

    The City operates as a retail and agricultural trading center
    involving some 73,500 people. The City’s trade and commerce includes
    manufacturers of plastic kennel products, air filtration units, steel
    fabrication components, steel aircrafts components, cabinets and equipment in
    restaurants, and two regional distribution services.

    Ottawa is home of the Ottawa University, a privates institution of
    four-year liberal arts college that supplies various cultural events for the
    citizens of Ottawa and also aiming the best higher education services in the
    Franklin County. In 1919, the

     municipal auditorium is erected at the corner of
    Third and Hickory.

    The City is a developing community of roughly 13,000 that has
    become a well-liked destination for day trips and for exhausted travelers
    searching for a convenient stop outside the metro area with less noise and traffic.
    Visit Ottawa!

    Pomona, Kansas

    Quick Facts

    Population: 923 (2000)

    Zip code: 66076

    Where to go: Pomona Lake, Michigan Valley Park & Pomona State
    Park

    Pomona is a third class city of 952 citizens sited in northwestern Franklin
    County, Kansas just about 10 minutes 

    to Ottawa
    and 50 minutes to the Kansas City
    metro area. The Population of the city has been comparatively stable over the
    past 30 years. Pomona
    Lake
    offers great
    boating, swimming, sailing, jet skiing and sail boarding for families and
    visitors. Pomona Lake provides great boating, water skiing, swimming,
    sailing, jet skiing and sail boarding.
     

    Wellsville, Kansas

    Quick Facts

    Population: 1,606 (2000)

    Zip code: 66092

    Where to go: Christine’s
    Garden & Kofo Radio

    Wellsville
    is a city in the heart of the nation. The City is just an hour from Kansas City that presents
    both simple small town ambiance and easy access to the city. With a
    concentration on Midwest values and small town
    appeal, Wellsville proffers 

    visitors and residents everything you need to raise
    family and begin a business.

    Richmond,Kansas

    Quick Facts

    Population: 510 (2000)

    Zip code: 66080

    Where to go: Virginia Museum
    of Fine Arts, Edgar Allen Poe Museum & Paramount’s Kings Dominion

    Richmond is a city
    in Franklin County, Kansas City metro. The community was named in honor of John
    C. Richmond who gave land to the railroad. The City has a total land area of
    0.3 square miles.

    Williamsburg, Kansas

    Quick Facts

    Population: 397 (2010)

    Zip code: 66095

    Where to go: Pome on the
    Range Orchards and Homewood
    RV Park and Campground

    The city is in Franklin County, Kansas
    and was named in lieu of William H. Scofield the landowner. In 2000 census, Williamsburg’s per capita
    income was $ 10,451, compared to $21,587 nationally.

    The
    City’s average commute time for workers is 26 minutes, same with 26 minutes
    nationwide. Williamburg, Kansas commemorates Jayhawker Days on June
    and Pome on the Range Fall Festival on October.

    Princeton, Kansas

    Quick Facts

    Population: 317 (2000)

    Zip code: 66078

    Where to go: Brand N Iron Bar
    & Grill

    Princeton
    belongs in the Franklin County and community was termed for Princeton, IL.
    In terms of housing, the average rent in the city was $346 as of 2000 census.
    For monthly homeowner costs with mortgage were $619. Almost 13% of Princeton people age 25 and older attained bachelor’s or
    advanced college degree.

    Lane, Kansas

    Quick Facts

    Population: 256 (2000)

    Zip code: 66042

    Where to go: Lane
    Agricultural Fair

    Lane
    is in the city in Franklin
    County
    with a 258
    residents in 2000. The community was named after James Henry Lane was then an army officer
    and political leader.

    The
    city median rent was $325 in 2000 and Monthly homeowner costs including
    mortgages $644. Come and visit Lane for its annual Lane Agricultural Fair that
    happens in month of August.

    Rantoul, Kansas

    Quick Facts

    Population: 241 (2000)

    Zip code: 66079

    Where to go:  Peckham’s
    Pumpkin Patch

    The
    city is situated in Franklin County, Kansas with a total land area of 0.2
    square miles. Rantoul was named after Senator
    Robert Rantoul.

    The
    City’s 4% of Rantoul residents in the age of
    25 and older have 
    an advanced college degree or a bachelor’s degree.  Come and visit Peckham’s Pumpkin Patch and
    pick your own pumpkins. The pumpkin patch will open during weekends from September
    25 to Halloween. The patch offered big bale hay maze for kids and younger ones.