List of places named for Benjamin Franklin

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There are many places and institutions named for Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. These include counties, municipalities (that is, towns and cities), geologic features, colleges and universities, high schools, middle schools, elementary schools, businesses, transportation ways, and a proposed U.S. state.



24 Counties and Parishes in the United States are named for Benjamin Franklin.


Geologic features[edit]

Snow on Franklin Mountains in El Paso


Colleges and universities[edit]

Old Main, Franklin & Marshall College, c. 1910

Elementary, middle, and high schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

Middle schools[edit]

Elementary schools[edit]

• Franklin Elementary School, Franklin, Connecticut

Benjamin Franklin Parkway, from the top of the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.




Franklin Field, the football stadium at the University of Pennsylvania

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Town of Franklin - Franklin Massachusetts", 08 March 2016, Retrieved on 03 August 2016.