Franklin Albemarle County, Virginia

Franklin: Independent city in Virginia, United States

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Location of Franklin on Virginia map.

About

Franklin is a city located in the county of Albemarle in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,582 and a population density of 396 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,833 inhabitants.

The city was created 145 years ago in 1876.

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Franklin Virginia
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Geography

Franklin is located at 38°2'35"N 78°26'31"W (38.0431900, -78.4419500). It has 2 neighbors: Isle of Wight County and Southampton County.

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Franklin Quick Facts

Population : 7,833 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : Albemarle County
Different from : Franklin County
Postal code : 23851
Phone Area Codes : 757
Area : 21.67 km2
Named for : Benjamin Franklin
Altitude : 39 feet / 12 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1876 (145 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:50:24 (19th September 2021)
Density : 362 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.56% (2010-2020)

Franklin has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Franklin decreased by 9.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,582 - census
2011 8,445 -1.62% estimation process
2012 8,482 0.44% estimation process
2013 8,536 0.63% estimation process
2014 8,392 -1.72% estimation process
2015 8,331 -0.73% estimation process
2016 8,201 -1.59% estimation process
2017 8,145 -0.69% estimation process
2018 8,089 -0.69% estimation process
2019 7,967 -1.53% estimation process
2020 7,833 -1.71% estimation process

Franklin zip code is 23851. County name: Isle of Wight, County fips: 51093

Local Places in Franklin

1 Franklin Utilities
Rating: 3 (19)

Address: 207 W 2nd Ave, Franklin, VA 23851 ➦ Show Map

☎ +17575628518 🔗 Url

2 Franklin City Hall
Rating: 1.6 (7)

Address: 207 W 2nd Ave, Franklin, VA 23851 ➦ Show Map

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Franklin City Hall
3 Franklin City Public Works
Rating: 4.5 (2)

Address: 1050 Pretlow St, Franklin, VA 23851 ➦ Show Map

☎ +17575628564 🔗 Url

People born in Franklin (9)

People born in Franklin, including congressman and governor of Virginia Colgate Darden, politician Menalcus Lankford, businessman and politician Richard Hudson, you can see a list of people who born in Franklin.

  • B. Scott (American blogger) was born in 21/03/1981
  • Charlie Peete (American baseball player) he was born in 22/02/1929
  • Greg Scott (American football player) he was born in 02/10/1979
  • Terry Bradshaw (American baseball player) he was born in 03/02/1969
  • Mul Holland (American baseball player (1903-1969)) he was born in 06/01/1903
  • Fleming Rutledge she was born in 01/01/1937

Schools in Franklin

College & universities near Franklin, VA

Code Name City ZIP
233116 Piedmont Virginia Community College Charlottesville (VA) 22902-7589

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Franklin, VA

Code Name Address Type
CVS Charlottesville Union Station 810 West Main St RAIL
STA Staunton station 1 Middlebrook Avenue RAIL
CLP Culpeper station 109 South Commerce Street RAIL
ASD Ashland 112 North Railroad Avenue RAIL
FBG Fredericksburg 200 Lafayette Blvd. RAIL

Post offices near Franklin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Charlottesvill Post Office Charlottesville (VA) 22902

Other places with the same name (35)

Other cities in Albemarle County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Albemarle County , VA.

City Name Population Title
Lexington 7,279 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Crozet 2,138 Census designated place
Waverly 1,905 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
Scottsville 625 Town in Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Franklin distances to largest Virginia cities