Franklin County Washington
Named after Benjamin Franklin, Franklin County was formed in 1883 and is located in Eastern Washington. An agriculturally based area, Franklin county also has a strong construction and manufacturing presence as well. Hanford Site, which for over forty years, produced America’s plutonium has been decommissioned is going through the cleaning up process, is located in Pasco, Franklin County. As you can tell, this county has a long and interesting history!