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Franklin, West Virginia
Welcome to Franklin ...
When the people of Franklin refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Franklinite<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Franklin has a population of 652 people<2> (see below for details).
Franklin is 1,780 feet [543 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Franklin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Franklin: (304) and (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Franklin: 26807<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Franklin had a population of 721 people (or 9.37% of the total population of Pendleton County). This makes Franklin the county's most populous community.
The population of Franklin represents 0.04% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 721 people, the population of Franklin decreased 9.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 797 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Franklin had an population of 652 people. This is a decrease of 9.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.19% 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 and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.
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 Pendleton County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Franklin. Those communities are located in the following counties: Brooke and Marshall County.
Beyond West Virginia, 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), Washington and Wisconsin (3).
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:
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Franklin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Franklin.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019