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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 14,888 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 14,888 people. This is an increase of 10.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.01% 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 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
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Bethel Park
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • 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.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Park
    • Bethel Park is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,212 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel Park <5>
  • Monroeville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Plum
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum
    • Plum is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,993 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plum <5>
  • West Mifflin
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • 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.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Mifflin
    • West Mifflin is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,588 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Mifflin <5>
  • Baldwin
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
    • Baldwin is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,419 people
  • Wilkinsburg
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkinsburg
    • Wilkinsburg is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,186 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkinsburg <5>
  • Whitehall
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • New Kensington
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Munhall
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)

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.

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 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>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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