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Franklin, West Virginia

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The county seat of Pendleton County, Franklin, WV, was originally chartered in 1794 and named for Francis Evick, one of the first settlers. The town overlooks the South Branch of the Potomac River. Franklin was formerly known as Frankford.


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Elevation: 1739 feet
Population: 797 (2000 Census)
Longitude: -79.3314
Latitude: 38.6428


Topo map of Franklin, WV and vicinity.


Variant Name(s) for Franklin, WV

Frankford, Frankfort

   

180px-Franklin-WV-Map.gif Map of Franklin, WV showing streets and highways, and nearby airports, parks, hospitals, buildings, churches, cemeteries, trails and more; with link to driving directions.