Welcome to the Franklin Township website. Established in 1865, Franklin
Township serves the citizens of Northeastern Franklin County, Kansas, and
includes the incorporated city of Wellsville and the unincorporated town of
Located in the Northeast corner of Franklin County, Kansas, Franklin
Township is 35.5 square miles in size. With 2,552 residents (2000 census),
Franklin Township is the most populated township in Franklin County. For a
township map click here.
In 2012, voters in Franklin Township approved the creation of the Wellsville
Fire District, combining the fire departments of Franklin Township and the City
of Wellsville. On December 31, 2013, the Franklin Township Fire Department
ceased to exist. The Wellsville Fire District now provides fire. rescue and first
responder medical services throughout northeastern Franklin and northwestern
Miami counties. The Township's authority is granted by Chapter 80 of the Kansas
The Township Board consists of the Township Trustee, Township Treasurer and
Township Clerk. All Board members are elected to four year terms by the citizens
of the Township. Board meetings are held on the second Monday each July,
August and January, and the public is encouraged to attend.
Next Board Meetings
The next meeting of the
Franklin Township Board will be
July 14, 2014 at 7 PM.
All meetings are held at the
Wellsville Fire Distrtct
Headquarters, 730 S Main St,
and are open to the public.
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