Find the answer to some of the most commonly asked questions to our Commissioner's Office.
149,618 is the most recent estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau
Based on our population, Franklin County is currently a fourth class county.
No, the municipality or the State owns all the roads.
The County does not have a Consumer Affairs Office. You may contact the State Bureau of Consumer Protection at 800-441-2555 or the State Office of Consumer Advocate for Public Utilities at (717) 783-5048. For additional information, go to the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s website.
County offices are generally open from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., each weekday, excluding the followingholidays:
MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY - January 18
GOOD FRIDAY – March 25
MEMORIAL DAY - May 30
INDEPENDENCE DAY - July 4
LABOR DAY - September 5
VETERANS DAY - November 11
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY - November 24 & 25
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY - December 23 & 26
NEW YEAR’S DAY – January 2, 2017
This office is a state entity that is operated in each county in Pennsylvania. For Franklin County’s Assistance Office, call (717) 264-6121. The Assistance Office provides help with financial, housing, employment, food stamps, energy, etc.
You can contact either Franklin County Legal Services at (717) 262-2326 or Mid-Penn Legal Services at (717) 264-5354 to see if you qualify for legal services.
The local office of the Pennsylvania Department of Health can be reached at (717) 263-4143.
They may be reached by calling 866-656-5367 or 800-772-1213.