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Welcome to Franklinville ...

The town of Franklinville is located in Randolph County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Franklinville has a population of 1,198 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Franklinville.

Franklinville is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Franklinville lies within the (336) area code.

The ZIP code for Franklinville: 27248<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Franklinville had an population of 1,198 people. This is an increase of 2.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Franklinville had a population of 1,164 people. This makes Franklinville the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Franklinville represents 0.01% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 317th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,164 people, the population of Franklinville decreased 7.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,258 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Franklinville.

Communities Also Named Franklinville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Franklinville - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland (3), Missouri, New Jersey, New York 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.

  • Asheboro [Randolph County]
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    • Asheboro [Randolph County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Franklinville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,023 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asheboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheboro<7>
  • Archdale [Randolph County]
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    • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Franklinville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<7>
  • Siler City [Chatham County]
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    • Siler City [Chatham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Franklinville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,415 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siler City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Siler City<7>
  • Trinity [Randolph County]
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    • Trinity [Randolph County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Franklinville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Franklinville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Garden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Garden<7>
    • Randleman [Randolph County]
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      • Randleman [Randolph County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Franklinville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Randleman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Randleman<7>
    • Liberty [Randolph County]
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      • Liberty [Randolph County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Franklinville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,671 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<7>
    • Staley [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Staley
      • Staley [Randolph County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Franklinville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 401 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Staley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Staley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Staley<7>
    • Seagrove [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seagrove
      • Seagrove [Randolph County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Franklinville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seagrove have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seagrove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seagrove<7>
    • Melanchton [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melanchton
      • Melanchton [Randolph County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Franklinville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melanchton

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.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Franklinville. See our Newspapers Page for 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Franklinville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Franklinville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Franklinville on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Randolph County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Randolph County: www.co.randolph.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Randolph, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Franklinville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Franklinville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Franklinville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Franklinville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Franklinville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Franklinville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FranklinvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Franklinville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7457, Longitude: -79.6920    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>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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