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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.

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Franklin location: in southeastern Wisconsin, near Milwaukee.

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Franklin history:

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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