List of places named for Benjamin Franklin

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There are many places named for Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. There are a total of 151 places and institutions listed here: 1 state, 32 counties, 50 municipalities (that is, towns and cities), 3 geologic features, 6 colleges and universities, 23 high schools, 8 middle schools, 14 elementary schools (that is 51 schools in all), 2 businesses, 3 transportation ways, and 9 other things. Among these are:

States[edit]

Counties[edit]

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

Municipalities[edit]

Geologic features[edit]

Snow on Franklin Mountains in El Paso

Schools[edit]

Colleges and universities[edit]

Old Main, Franklin & Marshall College, c. 1910

Elementary, middle, and high schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

Middle schools[edit]

Franklin Middle School, (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

Elementary schools[edit]

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

Businesses[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Other[edit]

Franklin Field, the football stadium at the University of Pennsylvania

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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