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Franklin County, Texas

Franklin County is a small county located in Northeast Texas. Land features wooded hills with alluvial to sandy clay soils that drain to numerous streams, Lake Bob Sandlin and Lake Cypress Springs. Local economy consists of agribusiness, government services, retirement area, and distribution.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $735K
Lowest Price $370K
Highest Price $1.7M
Total Listings 19
Avg. Days On Market 139
Avg. Price/SQFT $358

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452 Sw County Road 3010, Mt Vernon

$849,000

452 Sw County Road 3010, Mt Vernon

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,231 SqFt Farm and Ranch MLS® # 10152160

Century 21 Butler Real EstateGreater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

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412 Ne Cr 2010, Mt Vernon

$1,700,000

412 Ne Cr 2010, Mt Vernon

5 Beds 4 Baths 4,500 SqFt Farm and Ranch MLS® # 10152065

Coldwell Banker Lakehaven, REALTORS®Greater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

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501 Fm 900 W, Mt Vernon

$420,000

501 Fm 900 W, Mt Vernon

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,595 SqFt Farm and Ranch MLS® # 10152027

United Country Cain AgencyGreater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

2808 Nw County Road 1030, Mt Vernon

$495,000

2808 Nw County Road 1030, Mt Vernon

2 Beds 2 Baths 2,400 SqFt Farm and Ranch MLS® # 10151763

Ramsey Realty Group - Lake Cypress SpringsGreater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

50ac County Road 4430, Scroggins

$435,276

50ac County Road 4430, Scroggins

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Farm and Ranch MLS® # 10151761

Janet Martin RealtyGreater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

3975 Cr Sw 3170, Winnsboro

$1,121,000

↓ $59,000

3975 Cr Sw 3170, Winnsboro

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Farm and Ranch MLS® # 10150579

Mayben Realty - Mt. VernonGreater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

401 Fm 3007, Mt Vernon

$489,000

↓ $10,000

401 Fm 3007, Mt Vernon

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,250 SqFt Residential MLS® # 10150407

Keller Williams Realty-TylerGreater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

Tbd Cr Ne 2170, Mt Vernon

$369,900

Tbd Cr Ne 2170, Mt Vernon

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Farm and Ranch MLS® # 10140673

Mayben Realty - Mt. PleasantGreater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

Tbd Se Cr 4130, Mt Vernon

$855,850

Tbd Se Cr 4130, Mt Vernon

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Farm and Ranch MLS® # 10148820

Century 21 Butler Real EstateGreater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

Tbd Se Cr 4130, Mt Vernon

$580,350

Tbd Se Cr 4130, Mt Vernon

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Farm and Ranch MLS® # 10148821

Century 21 Butler Real EstateGreater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

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0000 N I-30 Service Road, Mt Vernon

$430,000

0000 N I-30 Service Road, Mt Vernon

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Commercial MLS® # 10148390

Century 21 Butler Real EstateGreater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

10508 S Highway 37, Winnsboro

$519,000

↓ $50,000

10508 S Highway 37, Winnsboro

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,183 SqFt Residential MLS® # 10147548

Mark B. Beck, BrokerGreater Tyler Association of Realtors Logo

land for sale franklin county

Where is Franklin County, Texas?

  • Franklin County is located in northeast Texas, one county removed from Oklahoma and three counties removed from Arkansas. Mount Vernon, the county seat, is on Interstate Highway 30 seventy-two miles southwest of Texarkana and ninety-six miles northeast of Dallas.
  • With a 2014 population of 2,633, Mount Vernon is the largest town situated entirely within the boundaries of the county, but Winnsboro, located in southwestern Franklin and northwestern Wood counties, had a 2014 population of 3,458. The county's center lies at 33°09' north latitude and 95°14' west longitude. The county comprises 294 square miles of the post oak belt and is heavily wooded; post oak, blackjack oak, and pine trees predominate.

Adjacent Counties

  • Red River County (north)
  • Titus County (east)
  • Camp County (southeast)
  • Wood County (south)
  • Hopkins County (west)
  • Delta County (northwest)

Sites and Attractions in Franklin County

  • Texans who love their football will probably appreciate the collection of Don Meredith memorabilia on display at the Fire Station Museum in Mount Vernon, hometown of the pro-football legend. The museum, housed in a 1940’s fire station built courtesy of funding from the Works Administration Program, is administered by the Franklin County Historical Association. Other exhibits feature Native American artifacts and a changing roster of special exhibitions on Franklin County history.
  • The Alamo Mission Museum of Franklin County uses a replica of the Alamo Mission as the backdrop, the mission mixes history and fun. Learn about Texas history, and bring the family out for family events, such as Chili Cook-off & Bluegrass Festival, Turtle Derby, and Halloween Hayrides with pumpkin fun.

Farming and Ranching in Franklin County 

  • The terrain varies from nearly level to rolling, and the soils are predominantly loam with clay subsoils. The county is drained by the Sulphur River, which forms its northern boundary, and Big Cypress Creek, which runs through the southern portion. Mineral resources include oil, gas, limestone, and lignite coal. Wildlife native to the area once included buffalo, bear, deer, beaver, and turkey. Temperatures range from an average high of 94° F in July to an average low of 35° in January. Rainfall averages almost forty-five inches a year, and the growing season averages 234 days annually.
  • In 2002 the county had 549 farms and ranches covering 132,241 acres, 48 percent of which were devoted to crops, 42 percent to pasture, and 10 percent to woodlands. In that year Franklin County farmers and ranchers earned $63,884,000; livestock sales accounted for $62,629,000 of the total. Dairy and beef, beef cattle, and hay were the chief agricultural products.

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