Place:Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, United States

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NameFranklin
TypeTown
Coordinates35.181°N 83.382°W
Located inMacon, North Carolina, United States
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Franklin is a town in Franklin Township, Macon County, North Carolina, United States, within the Nantahala National Forest. The population was 3,845 as of the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Macon County. Franklin is an official Appalachian Trail friendly destination. The Franklin, North Carolina area is rich in gems and minerals and is known locally as the "Gem Capital of The World."

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