South Franklin, TX

By: Laurie E. Jasinski

Type: General Entry

Published: October 13, 2004

South Franklin is a rural community located at the intersection of Farm roads 115 and 1448 about twelve miles southeast of Mount Vernon in southeastern Franklin County. The hamlet probably began sometime during the first half of the twentieth century, and county maps in the 1930s showed farms, a school, a church, and a cemetery in the area. South Franklin was one of two rural school districts in Franklin County in the 1960s and had an enrollment of seventy-five students in the 1961–62 school year. At that time the community also had four Baptist churches and one Methodist church. In 1980 South Franklin had a population of thirty, and that number remained constant in 2000. A county maintenance facility was located in South Franklin.

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Laurie E. Jasinski, “South Franklin, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 18, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

October 13, 2004

South Franklin
Currently Exists
Place Type
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Franklin County
  • Latitude: 33.01406600°
  • Longitude: -95.18350800°