Franklin Wayne County, Indiana

Franklin: City in Johnson County, Indiana, United States


Franklin is a city located in the county of Wayne in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,370 and a population density of 41 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,228 inhabitants.

Franklin Quick Facts

Population : 1,228 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Wayne County
Different from : Franklin County
Postal code : 46131
Phone Area Codes : 317
Area : 33.7 km2
Altitude : 725 feet / 221 meters
Capital city : Franklin is capital of Johnson County
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 05:00:51 (16th May 2022)
Density : 36 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.56% (2010-2020)
Franklin locator map
Location of Franklin on Indiana map.
Johnson Indiana courthouse image
Johnson Indiana courthouse
Johnson Indiana courthouse image


Franklin is located at 39°58'26"N 85°11'28"W (39.9739400, -85.1910800).

Franklin map


According to census records, the population of Franklin decreased by 11.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,370 - census
2011 1,359 -0.81% estimation process
2012 1,349 -0.74% estimation process
2013 1,342 -0.52% estimation process
2014 1,334 -0.6% estimation process
2015 1,325 -0.68% estimation process
2016 1,317 -0.61% estimation process
2017 1,306 -0.84% estimation process
2018 1,303 -0.23% estimation process
2019 1,297 -0.46% estimation process
2020 1,228 -5.62% estimation process

Franklin zip code is 46131. County name: Johnson, County fips: 18081

Franklin, Nettle Creek

People born in Franklin (26)

People born in Franklin, including basketball player-coach Fuzzy Vandivier, musician Jon Schaffer, actor Andrew Duggan, .


  • Homer Bone (United States federal judge (1883-1970)) he was born in 25/01/1883
  • Jesse Overstreet (American politician (1859-1910)) he was born in 14/12/1859
  • Roger D. Branigin (Governor of Indiana) he was born in 26/07/1902
  • Jon McGlocklin (American basketball player) he was born in 10/06/1943
  • Steve Alford (basketball coach and former player) he was born in 23/11/1964
  • Max Terhune (actor (1891-1973)) he was born in 12/02/1891
  • Anthony J. Bryant (American writer) he was born in 14/02/1961
  • Clinton L. Armstrong (Union Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 03/02/1844
  • Dustin Neace (mixed martial artist) he was born in 12/09/1986
  • Glenn Thistlethwaite (American football, basketball, and baseball coach, college athletics administrator) he was born in 18/03/1885
  • Marcellus M. Crocker (Union Army general) he was born in 06/02/1830
  • Marcus Peter Blakemore (American fraternity founder) he was born in 03/01/1889
  • Maude Turner Gordon (actress (1868-1940)) she was born in 10/11/1868
  • Neith Boyce (novelist and playwright, anarchist.) she was born in 21/03/1872
  • Nick Hardwick (Player of American football) he was born in 02/09/1981
  • Glynn Downey (American basketball player (1915-1976)) he was born in 01/09/1915
  • E. M. Kindle he was born in 10/03/1869
  • Joseph Henry Howard (American classical philologist) he was born in 26/02/1860

Schools in Franklin

College & universities near Franklin, IN

Code Name City ZIP
143233 Bethany Theological Seminary Richmond (IN) 47374-4019

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Franklin, IN

Code Name Address Type
COI Connersville station 1012 Eastern Avenue RAIL
IND Indianapolis Union Station 350 South Illinois Street RAIL
CIN Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal 1301 Western Ave. RAIL
CIG Cincinnati, OH 1005 Gilbert Avenue BUS

Post offices near Franklin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Losantvill Post Office Losantville (IN) 47354

Other places with the same name (35)

Other cities in Wayne County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wayne County , IN. (more)

City Name Population Title
Richmond 35,239 City in Indiana, United States
Wayne 4,271 Town in Wayne County, West Virginia
Cambridge City 1,744 Town in Indiana
Hagerstown 1,684 High school in Hagerstown, Wayne County, Indiana
Webster 1,215 Unincorporated community in Wayne County, Indiana
Chester 938 City in United States of America
Abington 799 Unincorporated community in Wayne County, Indiana
Fountain City 753 Town in Indiana
Dublin 746 Town in Indiana
Pennville 676 City in Jay County, Indiana, United States of America
Dalton 543 City in Indiana, United States
Greens Fork 384 Town in Indiana, United States
East Germantown 351 Town
Spring Grove 319 City in Wayne County, Indiana, United States of America
Bethel 304 Unincorporated community in Wayne County, Indiana
Economy 175 Town in Indiana, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Franklin distances to largest Indiana cities