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Welcome to Franklin ...

The Town of Franklin is located in Franklin County.

When the people of Franklin refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Franklinite<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Franklin has a population of 1,413 people<2> (see below for details).

Franklin is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Franklin: (802)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Franklin had a population of 1,405 people. This makes Franklin the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Franklin represents 0.22% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 122nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,405 people, the population of Franklin increased 10.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,268 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Franklin had an population of 1,413 people. This is an increase of 0.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.44% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Franklin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Franklin and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brigham (QC)   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cowansville (QC)   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dunham (QC)   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sutton (QC)   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Enosburg   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Highgate   [Map]   3,654   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Franklin.

Communities Also Named Franklin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Franklin - they are located in Connecticut, New York (2) and Wisconsin (6).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Franklin. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Franklin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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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 State of Vermont: www.vermont.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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 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 may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Franklin.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Franklin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Franklin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Franklin) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Franklin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Franklin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9789, Longitude: -72.9010     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Franklin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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