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Statistics & Facts

The Virginia state capital is Richmond.
The population of Franklin is approximately 7,864 (1990), 8582 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,166 (1990), 3530 (2010).
The amount of land area in Franklin is 19.882 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.121 sq kilometers.
The distance from Franklin to Washington DC is 153 miles.
The distance to the Virginia state capital is 66 miles. (as the crow flies)
Franklin is positioned 36.68 degrees north of the equator and 76.93 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in southeastern Virginia. Nearby communities include: Holland, Whaleyville, Hunterdale and Carrsville. Franklin is an independent city, not associated with any county.
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Franklin City Government

Franklin City Manager
207 W. 2nd Avenue
Franklin, Virginia 23851-1713
Phone: 757-562-8504

Hampton Roads Emergency Management Committee (HREMC)
A new site that provides support to some 18 local emergency management jurisdictions here. This site has extensive Hurricane Awareness & preparedness for specifically Hampton Roads. Franklin is a city member of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission.

Franklin Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
108 W. 3rd Ave.
Franklin, Virginia 23851-1722
Phone: 757-562-4900

Franklin Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
108 W. 3rd Ave.
Franklin, Virginia 23851-1722
Phone: 757-562-4900

Franklin Libraries

Franklin Library
280 N. College Drive
Franklin, Virginia 23851-2449
Phone: 757-562-4801

Franklin Schools

Franklin City Schools
800 W. 2nd Avenue
Franklin, Virginia 23851-2162
Phone: 757-562-5348

Franklin High School
310 Crescent Dr.
Franklin, Virginia 23851-2341
Phone: 757-562-5187

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