RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Franklin Park, Pennsylvania

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other PA
Communities

















Welcome to Franklin Park ...

Franklin Park is located in Allegheny County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Franklin Park has a population of 14,885 people<3> (see below for details).

Franklin Park is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Franklin Park ...

Official Website: www.borough.franklin-park.pa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Franklin Park had an population of 14,885 people. This is an increase of 10.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Franklin Park had a population of 13,470 people. This makes Franklin Park the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Franklin Park represents 0.11% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 47th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,470 people, the population of Franklin Park increased 18.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,364 people).

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

Communities Also Named Franklin Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Franklin Park - they are located in Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey (2), New York, North Carolina and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Franklin Park ...

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

  • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburgh
    • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Franklin Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 300,286 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburgh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburgh<6>
  • Bethel Park [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Park
    • Bethel Park [Allegheny County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Franklin Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,345 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel Park<6>
  • Plum [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum
    • Plum [Allegheny County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Franklin Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,087 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plum<6>
  • West Mifflin [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Mifflin
    • West Mifflin [Allegheny County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Franklin Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Mifflin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Mifflin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Mifflin<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baldwin [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
      • Baldwin [Allegheny County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Franklin Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,554 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
    • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkinsburg
      • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Franklin Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,292 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkinsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkinsburg<6>
    • Whitehall [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
      • Whitehall [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Franklin Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<6>
    • New Kensington [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Kensington
      • New Kensington [Westmoreland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Franklin Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Kensington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,292 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Kensington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Kensington<6>
    • Munhall [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munhall
      • Munhall [Allegheny County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Franklin Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Munhall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,006 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munhall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munhall<6>
    • Brentwood [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brentwood
      • Brentwood [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Franklin Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,268 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brentwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brentwood<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Franklin Park ...

Looking for more information about Franklin Park? 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 Franklin Park, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Franklin Park.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Pennsylvania Community

About Allegheny County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Franklin Park: www.borough.franklin-park.pa.us/

The official website for Allegheny County: www.county.allegheny.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Allegheny, 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 have 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 Franklin Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Franklin Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Franklin Park) 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 Franklin Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Franklin Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Franklin Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5906, Longitude: -80.1000       In this case, the coordinates for Franklin Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 20 Oct 2020