Franklin Norfolk County, Massachusetts

Franklin: Town in Massachusetts, United States

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About

Franklin is a town located in the county of Norfolk in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 31,635 and a population density of 452 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 34,711 inhabitants.

The town was created 361 years ago in 1659.

Main Street  June 2010  Franklin MA image
Main Street June 2010 Franklin MA
Main Street  June 2010  Franklin MA image

Geography

Franklin is located at 42°5'0"N 71°23'48"W (42.0834300, -71.3967300).

Franklin map

Franklin Quick Facts

Population : 34,711 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Norfolk County
Different from : Franklin County
Postal code : 02038
Phone Area Codes : 413
Area : 70 km2
Altitude : 299 feet / 91 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1660 (361 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:56:09 (20th October 2021)
Density : 496 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.86% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Franklin increased by 8.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 31,635 - census
2011 32,166 1.65% estimation process
2012 32,333 0.52% estimation process
2013 32,611 0.85% estimation process
2014 32,814 0.62% estimation process
2015 32,886 0.22% estimation process
2016 32,977 0.28% estimation process
2017 33,166 0.57% estimation process
2018 33,201 0.11% estimation process
2019 34,087 2.6% estimation process
2020 34,711 1.8% estimation process

Franklin zip code is 02038. County name: Norfolk, County fips: 25021

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People born in Franklin (18)

People born in Franklin, including politician Horace Mann, baseball player Al Boucher, journalist Albert D. Richardson, you can see a list of people who born in Franklin.

  • Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur (Scholar of Old Norse and Anglo-Saxon literature, translator, fiction writer) he was born in 18/09/1888
  • Bobby Santos III (American racing driver) he was born in 03/10/1985
  • Eddie Grant (American baseball player) he was born in 21/05/1883
  • George W. Fuller (American engineer) he was born in 21/12/1868
  • Stanley Kuhl Hornbeck (American diplomat) he was born in 04/05/1883
  • Stephen H. Rhodes (American politician) he was born in 07/11/1825
  • Theron Metcalf (American judge) he was born in 16/10/1784
  • George Smalley (American journalist) he was born in 02/06/1833
  • Ethel C. Field (botanist (1884-1924)) she was born in 10/02/1884
  • Susan D. Knapp she was born in 01/01/1964
  • William Haven Daniels (American Pentecostal cleric) he was born in 18/05/1836
  • Eliab Metcalf (American painter, 1785-1834) he was born in 01/01/1785
  • Gordie Browne (American-football player) he was born in 05/12/1951
  • Jermaine Samuels (American basketball player) he was born in 13/11/1998
  • Brad Gesimondo (American hairstylist and social media personality) he was born in 28/10/1994

Schools in Franklin

College & universities near Franklin, MA

Code Name City ZIP
165574 Dean College Franklin (MA) 02038-1941
459408 Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School Franklin (MA) 02038
433101 Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln Lincoln (RI) 02865
436599 FINE Mortuary College Norwood (MA) 02062
457615 Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District Upton (MA) 01568

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near Franklin, MA

Code Name Address Type
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
WOR Union Station 2 Washington Square RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL

Other places with the same name (35)

Other cities in Norfolk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Norfolk County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Quincy 94,421 City in Massachusetts
Brookline 59,022 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Weymouth 58,104 City in Massachusetts
Randolph 34,260 City in Massachusetts
Needham 31,537 Town in Massachusetts
Norwood 29,737 Town and census-designated place in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Stoughton 28,891 City in Wisconsin
Wellesley 28,684 Town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Milton 27,537 Town in Massachusetts
Walpole 26,582 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Dedham 25,345 Town in Massachusetts
Canton 24,029 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Sharon 18,864 City in Massachusetts
Foxborough 18,398 Town in Massachusetts
Bellingham 17,336 Town of the United States
Westwood 16,384 Town in Massachusetts, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Franklin distances to largest Massachusetts cities