Franklin Macon County, North Carolina

Franklin: Town in North Carolina, United States

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About

Franklin is a town located in the county of Macon in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,845 and a population density of 300 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,121 inhabitants.

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Geography

Franklin is located at 35°10'56"N 83°22'54"W (35.1823200, -83.3815400).

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Weather

Franklin forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. more

Franklin Quick Facts

Population : 4,121 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Macon County
Different from : Franklin County
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 12.8 km2
Altitude : 2,119 feet / 646 meters
Capital city : Franklin is capital of Macon County
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 16:18:21 (22nd October 2021)
Postal code : 28734
Density : 322 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.7% (2010-2020)
Weather : 70℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Franklin increased by 6.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,845 - census
2011 3,879 0.88% estimation process
2012 3,870 -0.23% estimation process
2013 3,864 -0.16% estimation process
2014 3,876 0.31% estimation process
2015 3,905 0.74% estimation process
2016 3,924 0.48% estimation process
2017 3,961 0.93% estimation process
2018 4,038 1.91% estimation process
2019 4,105 1.63% estimation process
2020 4,121 0.39% estimation process

Franklin zip code is 28734. County name: Macon, County fips: 37113

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Local Places in Franklin

1 Franklin Town Hall
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Address: 95 NE Main St, Franklin, NC 28734 ➦ Show Map

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Franklin Town Hall

People born in Franklin (5)

People born in Franklin, including basketball player Lee Scruggs, football player Shawn Bryson, politician James L. Robinson, you can see a list of people who born in Franklin.

  • Jim Roland (American baseball player) he was born in 14/12/1942
  • Samuel Lyle Rogers (American government official) he was born in 01/01/1859

Schools in Franklin

College & universities near Franklin, NC

Code Name City ZIP
200004 Western Carolina University Cullowhee (NC) 28723-9646

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Franklin, NC

Code Name Address Type
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
GNS Gainesville 116 Industrial Boulevard RAIL

Post offices near Franklin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Franklin Post Office Franklin (NC) 28734

Other places with the same name (35)

Other cities in Macon County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Macon County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Highlands 984 Human settlement in North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Franklin distances to largest North Carolina cities