Franklin (HM1B38)

Location: Franklin, PA 16323 Venango County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 23.861', W 79° 49.83'

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A frontier settlement, originally called Venango, was an established community and county seat when the oil boom hit. The town grew and prospered with the influx of speculators and businesses, becoming a center of refining activity in the rapidly developing petroleum industry.
A special oil, known as Franklin Heavy Crude, brought wealth but Franklin avoided the "boom and bust" cycle of towns created during the oil excitement.
HM NumberHM1B38
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 597764 N 4583565
Decimal Degrees41.39768333, -79.83050000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 23.861', W 79° 49.83'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 23' 51.66" N, 79° 49' 49.80" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1261 Liberty St, Franklin PA 16323, US
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