The county of Franklin is located in Virginia and was founded in 1785. There are 56,264 residents in Franklin who have access to courthouses in Rocky Mount. 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. Virginia is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 4,799 residents in Rocky Mount, which is 6.6 square miles and 1,200ft above sea level. It was settled in 1786 and is governed by a local government.