Franklin, IN Real Estate

Franklin IN Real Estate Overview

The city of Franklin is located in Johnson County, Indiana. Approximately 20 miles south of Indianapolis, Franklin had a population of 23,712 reported in the 2010 United States Census. The city is the county seat of Johnson County and the home of Franklin College. It occupies a total area of 11.3 square miles and has an average population density of just over 1,700 people per square mile.

Franklin is known for its steady and dependable economy. Thanks to its prime location between US 31 and I65, the city has managed to attract a number of solid international companies. A few of these notable businesses who have set up operations in Franklin include NSK, Mitsubishi and Toyota. The city is also the home of the first Ritters Frozen Custard. However, due to its easy access to Indianapolis, Franklin is also a thriving community for commuters who are looking for a quiet lifestyle outside of the city.

The city is known for its historic background. Franklin was founded in the early 1800's and named after Benjamin Franklin. The Masonic Temple was built around 1924 and is the current site of the Johnson County Museum of History. The August Zeppenfeld House has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the county court house was constructed in 1879.

The community has also shown its dedication to its young people throughout its history. Franklin College was founded in 1834 and currently offers its students opportunities in 30 different majors. The Franklin Community School Corporation is home to five elementary schools, one intermediate school, one middle school and Franklin High School, home of the Grizzly Cubs.
If you have more of an interest in recreation then Franklin is still the place to be. The city is home to several parks including over 50 acres in the Province Park. The cities down town area is filled with shops, restaurants and coffeehouses. It is also home to the historic Artcraft Theater.

With so much history and so much to offer its residents today there is no doubt that Franklin, Indiana is a community where your future is possible.




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Franklin IN Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Franklin: $228,810 / County Average: $315,456

Average Taxes in Franklin: $1,683 / County Average: $2,252

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Franklin: $96 / County Average: $106

Average Walkscore in Franklin: 23 / County Average: 17

Average Year Built in Franklin: 1972 / County Average: 1985

Average Days on Website in Franklin: 69 / County Average: 80

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Neighborhoods in Franklin IN

Hamilton & Oyler Hamilton Addition Heritage
Heritage At Brookhaven Knollwood Farms Legends West
Lochry Maclaren Manor Meadows At Simon Farms
No Subdivision NybergS Paris Sub
Pheasant Pointe Windstar

Areas in Franklin IN

4104-Johnson - Needham 4105-Johnson - Franklin 4106-Johnson - Union
4108-Johnson - Nineveh

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Super cute 2 bed/2 bath Franklin home. double has been subdivided into 2 patio homes, to be sold separately...

great central location 20 minutes to columbus or Franklin--- 30 minutes to greenwood or nashville--- & only minutes away from camp atterbury....

master bath offers double bowl marble top vanity, large shower and more. low maintenance living awaits in this popular Franklin township community with pool and walking trails. don’t miss out....

great location! just minutes to i-65 and to downtown Franklin. enjoy this spacious 3 b...

Full brick ranch is a rare find in the lochry addition...

Gorgeous home on 10 acres in Franklin just waiting for you to move in...

Ent or personal residence opportunity in upcoming Franklin. living/dini...

beautiful water view with a fenced in yard for your pets or kids to safely play, and award winning Franklin schools. near shopping and restaurants with quick access to 465! unbeatable location! gorgeous floors, fresh paint, newer car...

Right between Franklin middle school and downtown Franklin. enjoy scenic walks to shops, restaurants, the park or just th...

central air, stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer included. large back yard. located near 10th and Franklin rd....

superb location on the east side of Franklin, only 1 mile from i-65 & downtown Franklin! connected to Franklin's greenway trails, 20 min. to indianapolis & 30 min. to columbus. this neighborhood f...

2 full bath paired patio home on the east side of Franklin offers 1,370 sq. ft. large corner lot w/ ...


3 acres, 1660 sqft, 3bdrm, 34x23 oversized 2-car garage w/workshop area, 56x36 pole barn w/electricity, plus huge old school farm barn, located in marion county, in Franklin township. this property has a ton to of...

community features pool, playground, walking trails & is convenient to all Franklin township has to offer....

Contemporary style 3br/2ba home in a rustic, waterfront setting...

corner lots and pond views available. all utilities on-site. just 5 miles west of Franklin and 1 mile east of sr 135 on sr 144....

Very nice 4 bedroom home on huge .84 acre lot in popular park forest...

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Scott Smith Realty Group - KW
1644 Fry Road, Suite A
Greenwood, IN