Franklin, TX (Liberty County)


By: Robert Wooster

Type: General Entry

Published: January 1, 1995


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.

Miriam Partlow, Liberty, Liberty County, and the Atascosito District (Austin: Pemberton, 1974).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Robert Wooster, “Franklin, TX (Liberty County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 22, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/franklin-tx-liberty-county.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

January 1, 1995

Place
Franklin
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1377120
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Liberty County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 30.27521000°
  • Longitude: -94.79603610°