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FRANKLIN, TEXAS (Liberty County). 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).

Robert Wooster

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Robert Wooster, "FRANKLIN, TX (LIBERTY COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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