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Franklin TownshipNE Rowan County.
Franklin TownshipS Sampson County.
Franklin TownshipNW Surry County.
FranklinsvilleSee Franklinville.
Franklinsville TownshipE central Randolph County.
Franklintontown in W Franklin County. Alt. 432. Est. in 1839 as Franklin Depot on land of Shemuel Kearney. Name changed to Franklinton in 1842, when it was inc. Produced textiles.
Franklinton Townshipformer township in W Franklin County, now township no. 4.
Franklinvilletown in E Randolph County on Deep River. Inc. 1847 as Franklinsville. Named in honor of Jesse Franklin (1760-1832), governor of North Carolina, 1820-21. Site acquired in 1801 by Christian Morris, who built a gristmill there; purchased in 1820 by Elisha Coffin, who, with others, built a cotton mill there in 1838.
FranklinvilleSee Franklin.
Franks Creekrises in E Graham County and flows SW between Franks Creek Lead and Bert Creek Lead into Tulula Creek.