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Welcome to New Franklin ...
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.
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.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for New Franklin: www.newfranklin.missouri.org/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024