Named after its founding father Benjamin
Franklin County is located in eastern Missouri near St. Louis. The county is the fourth largest county in Missouri with an area of 923 square miles. The county seat is Union.Franklin County sits to the south of St. Louis County in a large rural area. The community thrives on a growing economy and has become known for vast vineyards. The Missouri river runs through the county to create a truly rich area of small lakes and caves staying true to the Missourian habitat.