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Town of Franklin, Wisconsin
Welcome to Franklin ...
The Town of Franklin is located in Sauk County.
The location of Franklin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Franklin refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Franklinite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Franklin has a population of 682 people<3> (see below for details).
Franklin is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Franklin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Franklin is located in the (608) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Franklin had a population of 652 people. This makes Franklin the county's 28th most populous community.
The population of Franklin represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1273rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 652 people, the population of Franklin decreased 6.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 696 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Franklin had an population of 682 people. This is an increase of 4.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.01% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Franklin.
Communities near Franklin ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Franklin and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Franklin.
Communities Also Named Franklin ...
While we believe that this Franklin is located in Sauk County, we know of another 5 Wisconsin communities named Franklin. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jackson, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Milwaukee and Vernon County.
Beyond Wisconsin, there are 9 communities that are also named Franklin - they are located in Connecticut, New York (2) and Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Franklin.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Franklin:
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Sauk County: www.co.sauk.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019