Franklin County, 1795

Franklin County, 1795 (HM16A2)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 11.223', W 84° 52.75'

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Taken from portions of Woodford, Mercer and Shelby counties. Ky. had become a state 3 years earlier, with Frankfort as capital, 1792. First meeting of the legislature's second session met here, 1793. Frankfort made county seat, 1795. Named for Benjamin Franklin, one of the leaders for independence and creation of United States.
HM NumberHM16A2
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1359
Year Placed1970
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685739 N 4228694
Decimal Degrees38.18705000, -84.87916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.223', W 84° 52.75'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 13.38" N, 84° 52' 45.00" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3145 Louisville Rd, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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