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Welcome to Franklin ...
The town of Franklin is located in Macon County.
The location of Franklin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Franklin refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Franklinite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Franklin has a population of 129 people<3> (see below for details).
Franklin is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Franklin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Franklin (for example, toward Columbus (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Franklin is within the boundaries of the (334) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Franklin had a population of 149 people. This makes Franklin the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 149 people, the population of Franklin has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 149 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Franklin had an population of 129 people. This is a decrease of 13.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.42% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Franklin.
Communities near Franklin ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Franklin and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Franklin.
Communities Also Named Franklin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Franklin: This one is located in Macon County and the other is located in Monroe County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 84 communities that are also named Franklin - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California (4), Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey (4), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (3), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Franklin.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Franklin:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Franklin ...
Looking for more information about Franklin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Franklin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Franklin.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019