The City of Franklin is a Third Class City of Pennsylvania, organized under a Home Rule Charter, which was formally adopted in 1974.

Government Type
Franklin’s governing body is the City Council, which consists of six Council positions and the Mayor, who presides over the meetings. A City Manager is employed as the City’s chief administrative officer. The City employs 73 full-time employees to carry out the administrative, police, fire, and public services.

Franklin’s population, as of the 2010 Census, was 6,545.

Franklin consists of 3,095 Acres, or 4.8 square miles.