Franklin County is an important area of irrigated agriculture
and dryland wheat farming located in the southern part of
the Columbia Basin of central Washington. Named in honor of
Benjamin Franklin, Franklin County was created by act of the
Washington Territorial Legislature on November 28, 1883.
1966 bulletin from the County Agricultural Data Series created by NASS, then known as the Crop and Livestock
Reporting Service. Links are to different chapters within the bulletin and are in Adobe PDF format.