Coroner Leffler Confirms Fatality in Jet Ski Accident

Media Release from Coroner Marty Leffler Concerning Jet Ski Accident at Lake Benton MEDIA RELEASE  

Butler Appointed & Sworn In as Franklin County States Attorney

9BENTON-ILLINOIS) The Franklin County Board held a special meeting at noon today for the purpose of selecting a new...

Swearing In Ceremony for Judge Evan Owens

(BENTON-ILLINOIS) Former Franklin County States Attorney Evan Owens was sworn in as a Judge in the 2nd Judicial Circuit...

Calendar of Events

County Board Committee Meetings - October


Finance Meeting Road & Bridge Meeting Health & Safety Meeting Location: Franklin County...

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Special County Board Meeting - October


Location: County Board Meeting Room, 901 Public Square, Benton, Illinois 62812

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Holiday - Columbus Day (Observed)


Franklin County offices will be closed in observation of Columbus Day.

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In the Spotlight


Primary Election 2020

Information on the 2020 Primary. MORE

New Courthouse Contruction

Click to access updates on progress. MORE

Jury Duty Notice

Status of Franklin County Jury Duty. More Info

Franklin County Upcoming Events

Join us for exciting events here in beautiful Franklin County. More Details