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New Franklin is a city in Howard County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,089 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Columbia, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The community is a quarter mile northeast of Franklin, Missouri and is up the hill from that flood prone historic community which was the start of the Santa Fe Trail.