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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for South Franklin.

This page contains two sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in South Franklin, we use the following websites to find information relevant to South Franklin and the surrounding area.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Franklin County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Franklin County sighting report from eBird.

Communities Also Named South Franklin ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name South Franklin.

While the name South Franklin is unique within Texas, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Texas

Massachusetts

Norfolk County

Our profile page for South Franklin, Norfolk County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1>

Although located in Norfolk County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Vermont

Franklin County

Our profile page for South Franklin, Franklin County   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Franklin County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that South Franklin could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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