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Welcome to Franklinville ...

Franklinville is primarily located in Baltimore County<1>. A portion of Franklinville extends into Harford County.


We aren't confident of the location of Franklinville, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Franklinville, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Franklinville is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area Codes for Franklinville: (410), (443)<4> and (667)

Communities Also Named Franklinville ...

While we believe that this Franklinville is located in Baltimore County, we know of another 2 Maryland communities named Franklinville. Those communities are located in the following counties: Carroll and Frederick County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 12 communities that are also named Franklinville - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina and Pennsylvania (3).

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

Communities near Franklinville ...

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

  • Baltimore
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Aberdeen
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen is located in Harford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,964 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen <5>
  • Havre de Grace
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Havre de Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havre de Grace
    • Havre de Grace is located in Harford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,147 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havre de Grace <5>
  • Bel Air
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bel Air
    • Bel Air is located in Harford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,266 people
    • Former names for Bel Air:
    • Belle Air
    • Belle Aire
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bel Air <5>
  • New Freedom
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Perryville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Port Deposit
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Deposit
    • Port Deposit is located in Cecil County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 766 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Deposit <5>
  • Delta
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
    • Delta is located in York County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 720 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta <5>
  • Fawn Grove
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Betterton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Betterton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Betterton
    • Betterton is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 311 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Betterton <5>

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 Franklinville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Franklinville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Franklinville. 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 Franklinville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Franklinville ...

Looking for more information about Franklinville? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Franklinville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Franklinville.

Adding Franklinville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Franklinville was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Franklinville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Franklinville.

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

The official website for Baltimore County: www.co.ba.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Baltimore, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Franklinville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Franklinville, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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