Franklinville, Illinois

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Franklinville is an unincorporated community in McHenry County, Illinois, United States. Being very small, the population was not listed in the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

The community is situated in the heart of Seneca Township at the junction of Franklinville Road (County Highway T-68) and Garden Valley-Perkins Road. A minor middle branch of the Kishwaukee River — called Franklinville Creek by some — crosses the community in a northeast-to-southwest direction. In terms of geographic coordinates, the community is located at 42°16′36″N 88°30′40″W / 42.27667°N 88.51111°W / 42.27667; -88.51111 (42.2766886, -88.5112025)[1] In terms of the Public Land Survey System, Franklinville is divided between Sections 22 and 23, Township 44 North, Range 6 East of the Third Principal Meridian.[2]

Points of interest[edit]

Franklinville is the site of the old Seneca Township Hall (built circa 1885) and the Franklinville cemetery. The modern office of Seneca Township is located approximately three-quarters of a mile west of the crossroads at 16506 Garden Valley Road (post office: Woodstock, IL 60098).[3]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Franklinville, IL, Lat-Long.com. Retrieved on 2009-04-23.
  2. ^ McHenry County Department of Planning and Development, McHenry County Base Map, 2009-06; McHenry County Division of Transportation, Official Highway Map, 2008
  3. ^ Katherine C. Schultz, County of McHenry Clerk. Yearbook: McHenry County, Illinois, 2009-2010, Retrieved on 2009-04-23.