Franklin County

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Roundtable Leaders

Judge Angela Krom
(717) 709-7200
Douglas N. Amsley, M.S.; Director
(717) 263-1900

Franklin County is rich in history and natural beauty. From George Washington's visits to quell the Whiskey Rebellion, to the hosting of John Brown while he planned the raid on Harper's Ferry, to the burning of the county seat, Chambersburg, during the Civil War, Franklin County has been at the forefront of many of our nation's most challenging times.

With 754 square miles of rolling foothills, mountains, valleys, forests and two national trails, Franklin County is a natural destination for hunters, fishermen, and outdoorsmen who can enjoy both Cowan's Gap State Park on the west, Caledonia State Park on the east; and, located within and right outside of Chambersburg is the Falling Spring Creek, one of the best limestone trout streams in the nation.

Employment opportunities abound with agriculture and related industries. Letterkenny Army Depot, Grove Worldwide, Target Distribution Center, and Summit Health are some of the largest employers. Franklin County businesses produce dairy products, fruit and grains, cranes, and precision machining products.

Franklin County

Franklin County Facts

Population
129,313
Class
5th
Founded
1784
County Seat
Chambersburg, PA
Website
http://www.franklincountypa.gov/
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