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Welcome to New Franklin ...

The city of New Franklin is located in Howard County<1>.


The location of New Franklin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of New Franklin, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1904.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Franklin has a population of 1,055 people<3> (see below for details).

New Franklin is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: New Franklin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

New Franklin is within the (660) area code.

The ZIP code for New Franklin: 65274<5>

Websites for New Franklin ...

Official Website: www.newfranklin.missouri.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Franklin had an population of 1,055 people. This is a decrease of 3.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Franklin had a population of 1,089 people (or 10.74% of the total population of Howard County). This makes New Franklin the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of New Franklin represents 0.02% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 337th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,089 people, the population of New Franklin decreased 4.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,145 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Franklin.

Communities Also Named New Franklin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named New Franklin - they are located in Ohio (2) and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near New Franklin ...

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

  • Fayette
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,682 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette <6>
  • Glasgow
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
    • Glasgow is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,084 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow <6>
  • Pilot Grove
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilot Grove
    • Pilot Grove is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 761 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Grove <6>
  • Bunceton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunceton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunceton
    • Bunceton is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 358 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunceton <6>
  • Windsor Place village
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor Place village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor Place village
    • Windsor Place village is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
    • Windsor Place village has also been known as:
    • Windsor Place village
  • Harrisburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg <6>
  • Prairie Home
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Home have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Home
    • Prairie Home is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 280 people
  • Armstrong
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armstrong
    • Armstrong is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 276 people
  • Rocheport
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocheport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocheport
    • Rocheport is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 259 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocheport <6>
  • Nelson
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
    • Nelson is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 185 people

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Franklin. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for New Franklin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Franklin ...

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

Adding New Franklin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Franklin 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 New Franklin was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

For more details, see References and Mentions for New Franklin.

The official website for New Franklin: www.newfranklin.missouri.org/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Howard, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Franklin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Franklin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 New Franklin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Franklin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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