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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items


Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Wisconsin state capital is Madison.
The population of Franklin is approximately 29,494 (2000), 35451 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,936 (2000), 13642 (2010).
The amount of land area in Franklin is 89.687 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.241 sq kilometers.
The distance from Franklin to Washington DC is 662 miles.
The distance to the Wisconsin state capital is 74 miles. (as the crow flies)
Franklin is positioned 42.88 degrees north of the equator and 88.00 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in southeastern Wisconsin, near Milwaukee.

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History & History Related Items

Franklin was formed from the Town of Kinnickinnic in 1838 and named for Patriot, Benjamin Franklin. The area was heavily forested with many animals locally. The Root River is nearby. Many of the early settlers resisted efforts to annex to Milwaukee desiring to remain their own entity, going so far as to hide to avoid the serving of the incorporation papers.

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Franklin City Government

The City of Franklin
9229 W. Loomis Road
Franklin, WI 53132
Phone: 414-425-7500
Fax: 414-425-6428

Franklin has a Mayor/Council form of government with an appointed administrator

Franklin Chamber

Franklin, WI. Chamber of Commerce
7245 S. 76th St., #309
Franklin, WI 53132
Phone: 414-761-8774

Franklin Organizations

Franklin, WI. Chamber of Commerce
7245 S. 76th St., #309
Franklin, WI 53132
Phone: 414-761-8774

Franklin Schools

Franklin Public Schools
8255 West Forest Hill Avenue
Franklin, Wisconsin 53132
PHone: 414-529-8220 Franklin


The poulation of Franklin was:
1990 - 21,855
2000 - 29,494
2003 - 30,749

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