Franklin, NC, is a small town. Franklin has two main streets: Main Street and US441S. Franklin is located in western North Carolina, amid the Blue Ridge Mountains of the southern Appalachian Mountains.
This tri-state area (eastern Tennessee, northern Georgia, and western North Carolina) is one of the historical areas of concentration of Higdons and Higdon descendants. Higdonville, NC, is a small town nearby Franklin, NC. For the past two hundred year, news events in and about Higdonville were reported in the Franklin Press.
In Franklin, NC, in 1975, the Higdon Family Association, Inc. was founded. 2016 is the 40th anniversary of that founding meeting.
The first map below shows the location of Franklin in the eastern United States. The second map below shows the location of Franklin in western North Carolina. Click on either a map to see a much larger image for your perusal.
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