Franklin, Louisiana

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Franklin, Louisiana
City of Franklin
Historic lampposts lining Franklin's Main Street
Historic lampposts lining Franklin's Main Street
Location of Franklin in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Franklin in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Coordinates: 29°47′30″N 91°30′30″W / 29.79167°N 91.50833°W / 29.79167; -91.50833Coordinates: 29°47′30″N 91°30′30″W / 29.79167°N 91.50833°W / 29.79167; -91.50833
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishSt. Mary
Incorporated1820
Government
Area
 • Total10.49 sq mi (27.17 km2)
 • Land9.92 sq mi (25.70 km2)
 • Water0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
Elevation
10 ft (3 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total7,660
 • Estimate 
(2018)
6,786
 • Density723.85/sq mi (279.49/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
70538
Area code(s)337
FIPS code22-27155
Websitewww.franklin-la.com

Franklin is a small city in and the parish seat of St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, United States.[2] The population was 7,660 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the Morgan City Micropolitan Statistical Area.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 2, 2017.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Franklin city, Louisiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 29, 2013.