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Welcome to Franklin Village ...

Franklin Village is located in Spartanburg County<1>.

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

When the people of Franklin Village refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Franklinite<3>

A typical abbreviation for Franklin Village: Franklin Vlg. (in Canada, 'Vlge.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Franklin Village is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Franklin Village: (864)

Communities near Franklin Village ...

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

  • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County]
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    • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Franklin Village
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,317 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spartanburg<6>
  • Greer [Greenville County]
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    • Greer [Greenville County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Franklin Village
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,316 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer<6>
  • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Franklin Village
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<6>
  • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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    • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Franklin Village
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,796 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Duncan [Spartanburg County]
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      • Duncan [Spartanburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Franklin Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,715 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan<6>
    • Wellford [Spartanburg County]
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      • Wellford [Spartanburg County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Franklin Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,774 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellford<6>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Franklin Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<6>
    • Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
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      • Pacolet [Spartanburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Franklin Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,604 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pacolet<6>
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Franklin Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
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    • Cowpens [Spartanburg County]
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      • Cowpens [Spartanburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Franklin Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowpens<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 Village. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Franklin Village.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Franklin Village ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Spartanburg County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Franklin Village. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Spartanburg County: www.co.spartanburg.sc.us/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Spartanburg, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Franklin Village refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Franklin Village may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Franklin Village - 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' (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- Franklin Village) 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 Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Franklin VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Franklin Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9407, Longitude: -82.0034       In this case, the coordinates for Franklin Village 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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