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Welcome to Franklin ...
So far, we have found very little information about Franklin. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Franklin to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Franklin, please Contact Us.
When the people of Franklin referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Franklinite<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Franklin is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Franklin was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
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), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (3), 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.
Adding Franklin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Franklin in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Franklin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Franklin on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022