Franklin City

Franklin is in Norfolk County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Franklin offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. ... Many young professionals live in Franklin and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Franklin are highly rated.
 
Area
 • Total 27.03 sq mi (70.00 km2)
 • Land 26.64 sq mi (69.00 km2)
 • Water 0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 
Elevation 
300 ft (91 m)
 
Population (2010)
 • Total 31,635
 • Estimate (2019) 34,087
 • Density 1,279.59/sq mi
(494.05/km2)
 
The Town of Franklin is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. Franklin is one of thirteen Massachusetts municipalities that have applied for, and been granted, city forms of government but wish to retain "The town of" in their official names. As of 2010, the city's population was 31,635. It is home to the country's first public library, the Franklin Public Library with its first books donated by Benjamin Franklin in 1790. It also contains the largest Catholic parish in the Boston Archdiocese, St. Mary's Catholic church, with some 15,000 members.
 
 
 
 

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Great nightlife
Walking / Hiking trails
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