A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below are places that are close (or relative) to Franklin.
This page contains six sections:
Around Franklin ...
The next largest community is Kenosha. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the south of Franklin and has a population of 99,900 people.
For comparison, Franklin has a population of 36,100 people.
The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Franklin and not the distance if you drove.<2>
The following is a sample of nearby communities:
For more communities neighboring Franklin, please visit our County-by-County Page for Franklin.
Milwaukee County ...
Franklin is located in Milwaukee County.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Franklin ...
This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Franklin.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Franklin. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability 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.
Websites We Enjoy ...
When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:
Airports Near Franklin ...
Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Franklin.
When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Franklin.
Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Franklin. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.
Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service
General Aviation Airports
Additional Airport Information
For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Franklin: www.ci.franklin.wi.us/
The official website for Milwaukee County: www.co.milwaukee.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019