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Welcome to Franklin ...
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 25,089 people<3> (see below for details).
Franklin is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Franklin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Franklin: (317)
The ZIP code for Franklin: 46131<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Franklin had a population of 23,712 people (which is 16.98% of the total population of Johnson County). This makes Franklin the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Franklin represents 0.37% of the population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 23,712 people, the population of Franklin increased 21.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 19,463 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Franklin had an population of 25,089 people. This is an increase of 5.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.91% 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 if driven.<6>.
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 Indiana communities named Franklin: This one is located in Johnson County and the other is located in Wayne County.
Beyond Indiana, there are 84 communities that are also named Franklin - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, California (4), Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, 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:
Websites for Franklin ...
Official Website: www.ci.franklin.in.us/
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 ...
The official website for Franklin: www.ci.franklin.in.us/
The official website for Johnson County: www.co.johnson.in.us/
The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019