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Franklin is a city in Williamson County, in the Nashville-Davidson metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Benjamin Franklin
The latitude of Franklin is 35.925N. The longitude is -86.868W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 643 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 46,528.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Franklin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Williamson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nashville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37069 ZIP code.
14% of Franklin residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franklin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Franklin was $27,276, compared with $21,587 nationally.
42% of Franklin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Franklin include Adams Street Historic District, Franklin Historic District, Hincheyville Historic District, Lewisburg Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Franklin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $686. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,410.
Libraries in Franklin include Leiper's Fork Public Library, Williamson County Genealogy Library, Williamson County Public Library ... View libraries
Williamson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franklin political report.
The average commute time for Franklin workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Franklin between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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