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Welcome to Franklin ...
The location of Franklin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Franklin was established in 1828.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Franklin has a population of 8,721 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Franklin is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Franklin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Franklin: (603)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Franklin had an population of 8,721 people. This is an increase of 2.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.76% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Franklin had a population of 8,477 people (or 5.79% of the total population of Merrimack County). This makes Franklin the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Franklin represents 0.64% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,477 people, the population of Franklin has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,405 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Franklin.
Communities Also Named Franklin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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), Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska (2), Nevada, 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.
Communities near Franklin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near 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 Franklin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Franklin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of 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 Franklin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Franklin. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Franklin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of 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 Franklin was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
We also found Franklin in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Franklin.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 28 Nov 2023