Frankfort


Frankfort

Frankfort may refer to:

Places

In the United States of America:
*Frankfort, Illinois
*Frankfort, Indiana
*Frankfort, Kansas
*Frankfort, Kentucky, the state capital and best-known U.S. city with this name
This Frankfort was named for a man with the surname "Frank" who had a "ford" to cross stream. "Frank's ford" eventually got distorted into "Frankford".
*Frankfort, Maine
*Frankfort, Michigan
*Frankfort (town), New York
**Frankfort (village), New York, within the town of Frankfort
*Frankfort, Ohio
*Frankfort, Wisconsin (disambiguation page)
**Frankfort, Marathon County, Wisconsin
**Frankfort, Pepin County, Wisconsin

In Germany:
*Frankfurt (Frankfurt am Main), occasionally spelled "Frankfurt-on-the-Main"

In South Africa:
*Frankfort, Free State

People

* Frank Frankfort Moore (1855–1931), British dramatist, novelist and poet
* Henri Frankfort (1897–1954), Dutch Egyptologist, archaeologist and orientalist
* Jacob Frankfort (b. 1801), first Jewish immigrant from Poland to Los Angeles, United States

Other

* the Frankfort meteorite of 1868, which fell in Alabama, United States (see meteorite falls)

See also

* Frankford (several places in the United States and Canada)
* Frankfurt (disambiguation); "Frankfort" is an old English-language spelling of "Frankfurt"
However, Frankfort, Kentucky was named for a man with the surname "Frank" who had a "ford" to cross stream. "Frank's ford" eventually got distorted into "Frankford".


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  • Frankfort — ist die alte englische Schreibweise von Frankfurt und entspricht der Aussprache des Namens von Frankfurt im Dialekt der Stadt Frankfurt am Main. Die Schreibweise ist außerdem neben Frankford in der Dialektliteratur der südhessischen Mundarten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Frankfort — Frankfort, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 2537 Housing Units (2000): 1157 Land area (2000): 1.003419 sq. miles (2.598843 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.015496 sq. miles (0.040135 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.018915 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Frankfort, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 10391 Housing Units (2000): 3580 Land area (2000): 10.906959 sq. miles (28.248894 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.906959 sq. miles (28.248894 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Frankfort, IN — U.S. city in Indiana Population (2000): 16662 Housing Units (2000): 6682 Land area (2000): 5.141720 sq. miles (13.316993 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.141720 sq. miles (13.316993 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Frankfort, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 855 Housing Units (2000): 411 Land area (2000): 1.015258 sq. miles (2.629506 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.015258 sq. miles (2.629506 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Frankfort, KY — U.S. city in Kentucky Population (2000): 27741 Housing Units (2000): 13422 Land area (2000): 14.730484 sq. miles (38.151776 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.280358 sq. miles (0.726124 sq. km) Total area (2000): 15.010842 sq. miles (38.877900 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Frankfort, MI — U.S. city in Michigan Population (2000): 1513 Housing Units (2000): 873 Land area (2000): 1.395260 sq. miles (3.613706 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.191975 sq. miles (0.497213 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.587235 sq. miles (4.110919 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Frankfort, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 2537 Housing Units (2000): 1157 Land area (2000): 1.003419 sq. miles (2.598843 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.015496 sq. miles (0.040135 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.018915 sq. miles (2.638978 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Frankfort, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 1011 Housing Units (2000): 474 Land area (2000): 0.563901 sq. miles (1.460498 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.563901 sq. miles (1.460498 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Frankfort, SD — U.S. city in South Dakota Population (2000): 166 Housing Units (2000): 99 Land area (2000): 0.774275 sq. miles (2.005362 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.774275 sq. miles (2.005362 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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