Franklin, Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana

Franklin: City in Louisiana

About

Franklin is a city located in the county of Saint Mary Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,660 and a population density of 730 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,580 inhabitants.

The city was created 214 years ago in 1807.

Quick Facts about Franklin

Population : 6,580 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Saint Mary Parish
Different from : Franklin Parish
Postal code : 70538
Phone Area Codes : 337
Area : 10.49 km2
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Capital city : Franklin is capital of St. Mary Parish
Establishment : January 01, 1808 (214 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 02:41:36 (18th August 2022)
Density : 627 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -16.41% (2010-2020)
Franklin locator map
Location of Franklin on Louisiana map.
Historic Lampposts on Main Street - Franklin  Louisiana image
Historic Lampposts on Main Street - Franklin Louisiana
Historic Lampposts on Main Street - Franklin  Louisiana image

Geography

Franklin is located at 29°47'46"N 91°30'5"W (29.7960400, -91.5015000).

Franklin map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Franklin decreased by 16.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,660 - census
2011 7,565 -1.26% estimation process
2012 7,453 -1.5% estimation process
2013 7,431 -0.3% estimation process
2014 7,359 -0.98% estimation process
2015 7,279 -1.1% estimation process
2016 7,140 -1.95% estimation process
2017 6,925 -3.1% estimation process
2018 6,791 -1.97% estimation process
2019 6,709 -1.22% estimation process
2020 6,580 -1.96% estimation process

Franklin zip code is 70538. County name: St. Mary, County fips: 22101

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People born in Franklin (16)

People born in Franklin, including politician and entrepreneur Murphy J. Foster, lawyer, and politician Donelson Caffery, politician Murphy J. Foster, .

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Schools in Franklin

College & universities near Franklin, LA

Code Name City ZIP
160913 South Central Louisiana Technical College Morgan City (LA) 70380

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Franklin, LA

Code Name Address Type
NIB New Iberia West Washington St. RAIL
SCH Schriever Hwy 20 and Hwy 24 RAIL
LFT Lafayette 133 East Grant St. RAIL
BTR Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1253 Florida St. BUS

Post offices near Franklin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Franklin Post Office Franklin (LA) 70538

Other places with the same name (35)

Other cities in Saint Mary Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Saint Mary Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Morgan City 10,742 City in Louisiana, United States
Patterson 5,659 City in St.
Bayou Vista 4,652 City in Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana, United States
Berwick 4,324 Town in Louisiana
Baldwin 2,150 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Charenton 1,903 City in Louisiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Franklin distances to largest Louisiana cities