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

Counties

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

Municipalities

Geologic features

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Snow on Franklin Mountains in El Paso

Schools

Colleges and universities

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Old Main, Franklin & Marshall College, c. 1910

Elementary, middle, and high schools

High schools

Middle schools

Franklin Middle School, (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

Elementary schools

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

Businesses

Transportation

Other

Franklin Field, the football stadium at the University of Pennsylvania

See also