A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Franklin ...
The location of Franklin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Franklin refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Franklinite<3>
Franklin is 4,220 feet [1,286 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Franklin is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Franklin lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Franklin: (801) & (385)<5>
Adding Franklin to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Franklin in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Franklin elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Franklin on a .
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Franklin on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Franklin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 Hampshire, 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), 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. 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Franklin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Franklin.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Franklin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 23 Jan 2021