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Franconia is a town in Grafton County, in the Lebanon metro area.
One tradition says the community was named after Sir Francis Bernard, early landholder; another says it was named for the region's resemblance to the Franconian Alps of Germany
The latitude of Franconia is 44.226N. The longitude is -71.748W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,196 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 924.
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9% of Franconia residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franconia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Franconia was $20,351, compared with $21,587 nationally.
45% of Franconia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Franconia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $461. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,069.
Libraries in Franconia include Abbie Greenleaf Library ... View libraries
Grafton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franconia political report.
The average commute time for Franconia workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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