Parent County: Oneida
Co. Seat: Cities
Preston: Clifton, Dayton, Franklin, Oxford, Weston, Whitney
Established January 20, 1913 with its county seat at Preston. Named for the first settlement in Idaho, Franklin,
which in turn was named for Franklin Richards, an apostle of the Mormon Church. The settlement began in
Franklin County in 1860 with thirteen families.
County Courthouse, Preston, ID 83263-1234 Phone: (208) 852-1090 Fax: (208) 852-1094