- 2010 Census numbers – 1,560 in City limits, 16,622 in Robertson County.
Located in Central Texas on Highway 79, Franklin is:
- 35 miles to Bryan/College Station-home of Texas A&M University
- 60 miles south of Waco
- 100 miles east of Austin
- 130 miles north of Houston
- 130 miles south of Dallas
Public School System
- 2A Texas School rated Exemplary by the Texas Education Agency
- Covers 413 square miles of Eastern Robertson County
- Three Campuses:
Roland Reynolds Elementary PreK to 5th Grade Teachers: 37 Pupils: 525
Franklin Middle School Grades 6-8 Teachers: 32 Pupils: 230
Franklin High School Grades 9-12 Teachers: 36 Pupils: 290
- Easterwood Airport in College Station, Texas is just 45 miles from Franklin.
- George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas is located 130 miles south.
Colleges and Universities
- Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas with an attendance of approximately 47,000 students is located just 45 minutes away.
- Baylor University, Waco, Texas with an attendance of 14,800 is located 70 miles north.
- San Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas with an attendance of 16,795 is located 70 miles from Franklin.
- Blinn Junior College, Bryan Texas – 35 miles
For more information, please contact City Hall at 979-828-3257.