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Encyclopedia > Franklin, Tennessee
Franklin, Tennessee
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Coordinates: 35°55′45″N 86°51′27″W / 35.92917, -86.8575
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Williamson
Area
 - City  30.1 sq mi (78.0 km²)
 - Land  30.0 sq mi (77.8 km²)
 - Water  0.1 sq mi (0.2 km²)
Elevation  643 ft (196 m)
Population (2000)
 - City 41,842
 - Density 1,393.3/sq mi (538.0/km²)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 615
FIPS code 47-27740GR2
GNIS feature ID 1284816GR3

Franklin is the county seat of Williamson County, Tennessee, USA. The population was 41,842 at the 2000 census. The 2007 Census Bureau Estimate places the population at 55,870. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias TN county maps by Seth Ilys. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... List of Tennessee counties: Anderson County Bedford County Benton County Bledsoe County Blount County Bradley County Campbell County Cannon County Carroll County Carter County Cheatham County Chester County Clairborne County Clay County Cocke County Coffee County Crockett County Cumberland County Davidson County Decatur County DeKalb County Dickson County Dyer County... Williamson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Area Code 615 is the name of a Nashville folk rock band, taking their name from the telephone area code for Nashville. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Williamson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ...

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Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 41,842 people, 16,128 households, and 11,225 families residing in the city. The population density was 538.0/km² (1,393.3/mi²). There were 17,296 housing units at an average density of 222.4/km² (575.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 84.53% White, 10.35% African American, 0.24% Native American, 1.61% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.17% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.84% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 16,128 households out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.09. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 38.1% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $65,506, and the median income for a family was $69,431. Males had a median income of $50,226 versus $31,531 for females. The per capita income for the city was $32,160. About 5.1% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Notable events

  • In November of 1864, the Second Battle of Franklin of the Civil War took place, with the first fifteen minutes being the most bloody fifteen minutes in all American history.
  • The movie premieres of Friday Night Lights and Elizabethtown were held in Franklin.
  • The alternative/pop-punk band Paramore was formed here.

Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders John McAllister Schofield John Bell Hood Strength IV Corps and XXIII Army Corps (Army of the Ohio and Army of the Cumberland) Army of Tennessee Casualties 2,326 6,261 The Second Battle of Franklin (more popularly known simply as... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... Paramore (pronounced Per-a-mour (IPA: )) is an American pop rock[3] band that formed in Franklin, Tennessee in 2002. ...

Notable residents

At an age when most teens have only begun to discover themselves Jordan Pruitt already has a good sense of who she is. ... Sara Lynn Evans (born February 5, 1971) is an American country music singer. ... Troy Lee Gentry is a popular country music singer who is currently part of the duo Montgomery Gentry. ... For other persons named Alan Jackson, see Alan Jackson (disambiguation). ... Krystal Meyers performing in Westmoreland, TN. Krystal Meyers (born July 31, 1988) is a Christian rock musician signed to Essential Records. ... Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983) is an American pop country music singer who won the fourth season of American Idol. ... Taylor Marie Ware (born September 17, 1994) is an American singer and yodeler from Franklin, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville. ...

References

  1. ^ http://myspace.com/jordanpruitt
  2. ^ http://marriage.about.com/od/entertainmen1/a/saraevans.htm
  3. ^ http://hollywood.outsidethebeltway.com/category/notables/troy-lee-gentry/
  4. ^ http://www.bertwhite.com/ajhouseweb2004/index.htm
  5. ^ http://www.myspace.com/krystalmeyers
  6. ^ Bryson, Jodi. Girl's Life Magazine. It's Fate That Would Have It. Accessed on July 8, 2006 via [http://www.carrieunderwoodonline.com carrieunderwoodonline.com]
  7. ^ http://www.yenra.net/yodel/

External links

  • Franklin Matters
  • City of Franklin
  • FranklinIs - News & Information
  • Franklin Parks & Recreation
  • Franklin Tomorrow
  • Heritage Foundation of Franklin
  • Williamson County Public Library

Coordinates: 35.929074° N 86.857402° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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