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Franklin County is located in Florida's Northwestern Panhandle approximately 80
miles southwest of the State capitol, Tallahassee. The county is comprised of 545
square miles and 348,800 acres making it one of the State's largest counties. Franklin
County serves more than 11,000 residents. The County is governed by the Franklin
County Board of County Commissioners. The Commission, which is the legislative branch
of government, serves as the county governing board for the residents of the unincorporated
Within Franklin County, there are two municipalities: Apalachicola and Carrabelle.
Each municipality has its own government and provides city services such as police
and zoning protection.