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Franklin County is in the Lakes and Mountains region of Maine.


Map of Franklin County (Maine)
  • 1 Carthage Carthage, Maine on Wikipedia
  • 2 Farmington — a quaint town with many buildings on the National Register of Historic Places
  • 3 Kingfield — the principal gateway to Sugarloaf, a major ski resort
  • 4 Rangeley , including the villages of villages of Oquossoc, Haines Landing and South Rangeley — the center of the Rangeley Lakes Region, a resort area
  • Rangeley Plantation

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In 2010, the population was 31,000, making it the second-least populous county in Maine. Its county seat is Farmington. The county was established in 1838 and named for Benjamin Franklin.

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On-Demand air service based in Rangeley with an office and seaplane dock on Main Street and aircraft at the Rangeley Airport.

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  • A total solar eclipse on Monday 8 April 2024 crosses the north of this area at 3:30PM local time. The track of totality is northeast from Mexico and Texas to Ohio and straddling the Canada–New England border, then across Maine to New Brunswick and Newfoundland.




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