Franklin Simpson County, Kentucky

Franklin: City in and county seat of Simpson County, Kentucky, United States

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About

Franklin is a city located in the county of Simpson in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,408 and a population density of 232 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,046 inhabitants.

The city was created 201 years ago in 1819.

Main south of Kentucky in Franklin image
Main south of Kentucky in Franklin
Main south of Kentucky in Franklin image

Geography

Franklin is located at 36°43'20"N 86°34'38"W (36.7222600, -86.5772200).

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Weather

Franklin forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. more

Franklin Quick Facts

Population : 9,046 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Simpson County
Different from : Franklin County
Postal code : 42134–42135
Area : 36.3 km2
Altitude : 709 feet / 216 meters
Capital city : Franklin is capital of Simpson County
Establishment : January 01, 1820 (201 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 02:18:55 (20th October 2021)
Density : 249 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.05% (2010-2020)
Weather : 72℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Franklin increased by 7.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,408 - census
2011 8,453 0.53% estimation process
2012 8,562 1.27% estimation process
2013 8,623 0.71% estimation process
2014 8,652 0.34% estimation process
2015 8,717 0.75% estimation process
2016 8,754 0.42% estimation process
2017 8,773 0.22% estimation process
2018 8,936 1.82% estimation process
2019 9,010 0.82% estimation process
2020 9,046 0.4% estimation process

Franklin zip code is 42134. County name: Simpson, County fips: 21213

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People born in Franklin (10)

People born in Franklin, including politician Herbert J. Drane, businessman Alexander Majors, United States Air Force general James M. Breedlove, you can see a list of people who born in Franklin.

Schools in Franklin

College & universities near Franklin, KY

Code Name City ZIP
363439 Hussian College-Daymar College Bowling Green Bowling Green (KY) 42101

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Franklin, KY

Code Name Address Type
NVL Nashville, TN 705 5th Avenue South BUS
CRK Clarksville, TN 11 Jefferson Street \r\n BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS

Post offices near Franklin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Franklin Post Office Franklin (KY) 42134

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Distance to Other Cities

Franklin distances to largest Kentucky cities