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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 2018, Franklin has a population of 6,786 people<3> (see below for details).
Franklin was established in 1808.
The community of Franklin is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Franklin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Franklin is within the (337) area code.
The ZIP code for Franklin: 70538<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Franklin had a population of 7,660 people (which is 14.02% of the total population of Saint Mary Parish). This makes Franklin the parish's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Franklin represents 0.17% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,660 people, the population of Franklin decreased 8.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,354 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Franklin had an population of 6,786 people. This is a decrease of 11.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.77% 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.
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the East (E) of Franklin
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Franklin
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Franklin
Located in Iberia Parish
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Franklin
Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Franklin
Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Franklin
Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Franklin
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Franklin
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Franklin
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Franklin
To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Franklin.
Communities Also Named Franklin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), 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.
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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 21 Sep 2019