Information About

Franklin

Quick Facts

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Location

64 ° 9' 55" N,
141 ° 46' 26" W

Region

Southeast Fairbanks (CA)

Elevation

1755 ft (534.92 m)

Uses

Franklin in Detail.

About

at junction of Franklin Creek and South Fork Fortymile River, 48 mi. SW of Eagle, Yukon-Tanana High.

History

This mining camp was originally reported as "Franklin Gulch" by Brooks (1900, pl. 47), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). A post office named "Franklin" was established here in 1902 and maintained until 1945 (Ricks, 1965, p. 22). The place had a population of 5 in 1940.