Franklin was on the east side of the Trinity River sixteen miles north of Liberty in northern Liberty County. In 1845 there was a steamboat landing at Franklin and the community had a population of fifty. It was subsequently abandoned.

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Place type

Franklin is classified as a Town


Latitude: 30.27521000
Longitude: -94.79603610

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated