The county of Franklin is located in Iowa and was founded in 1851. There are 10,680 residents in Franklin who have access to courthouses in Hampton. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Iowa is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 4,461 residents in Hampton, which is 4.4 square miles and 1,145ft above sea level.