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Welcome to Frankfort ...

The city of Frankfort is located in Clinton County<1> and is the County Seat for Clinton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Frankfort has a population of 15,833 people<2> (see below for details).

Frankfort was established in 1830.

The community of Frankfort is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Frankfort lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Frankfort (for example, toward Alvin (IL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Frankfort: (765)

The ZIP code for Frankfort: 46041<4>

Websites for Frankfort ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.ccinchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Frankfort, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Frankfort had an population of 15,833 people. This is a decrease of 3.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Frankfort had a population of 16,422 people (which is 49.43% of the total population of Clinton County). This makes Frankfort the county's most populous community.

The population of Frankfort represents 0.25% of the population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,422 people, the population of Frankfort decreased 1.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,662 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Frankfort.

Communities Also Named Frankfort ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Frankfort - they are located in Alabama, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan (2), Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Frankfort.

Communities near Frankfort ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Frankfort.

  • Lebanon [Boone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon [Boone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Frankfort
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,120 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<6>
  • Sheridan [Hamilton County]
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    • Sheridan [Hamilton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Frankfort
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,048 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheridan have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheridan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheridan<6>
  • Flora [Carroll County]
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    • Flora [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Frankfort
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,998 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<6>
  • Dayton [Tippecanoe County]
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    • Dayton [Tippecanoe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Frankfort
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,667 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thorntown [Boone County]
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      • Thorntown [Boone County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Frankfort
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,563 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thorntown<6>
    • Rossville [Clinton County]
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      • Rossville [Clinton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Frankfort
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,540 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<6>
    • Mulberry [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Clinton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Frankfort
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<6>
    • Russiaville [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russiaville
      • Russiaville [Howard County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Frankfort
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,103 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russiaville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russiaville<6>
    • Darlington [Montgomery County]
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      • Darlington [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Frankfort
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 860 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darlington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darlington
    • Kirklin [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirklin
      • Kirklin [Clinton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Frankfort
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirklin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirklin<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Frankfort. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Frankfort.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Frankfort. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Frankfort.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Frankfort. Our list includes 35 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Frankfort.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Frankfort ...

Looking for more information about Frankfort? 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 Frankfort, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Frankfort.

Adding Frankfort to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Frankfort in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Frankfort was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Frankfort on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1908.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Frankfort on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Indiana

About Clinton County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Frankfort. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Clinton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Frankfort.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Frankfort - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Frankfort). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Frankfort or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Frankfort) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Frankfort. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FrankfortOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frankfort. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2797, Longitude: -86.5107    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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