Franklin County

Franklin county is in Upper East Texas and Mount Vernon is the county seat. The area is heavily wooded. Terrain is nearly level to rolling. Altitude range is 300-600ft. Area cities, towns and unincorporated communities are Clearwater, Cypress, Daphne, Eureka, Hagansport, Hopewell, Lakeview, Macon, Majors, Mount Vernon, New Hope, Purley, Scroggins, and Winnsboro (also in Wood county). There are 5 school districts in Franklin county.

Mount Vernon TX

Mount Vernon is in Franklin county off of Interstate 30, State Highway 37, and US Highway 67. Zip code area is 75457.

Winnsboro TX

Winnsboro is in Franklin county. Zip code area is 75494.

Franklin county area lakes are:

The Sulphur River runs through the county.

Lake Cypress Springs

Lake Cypress Springs is located on Cypress Creek in the Cypress River Basin 15 miles northwest of Pittsburg in Franklin County between Mount Vernon, Winnsboro, Pittsburg, and Mount Pleasant. The surface area is 3,461 acres, 7 miles long and the maximum depth is 56 feet and built in 1970. The conservation pool elevation is 378 feet above mean sea level. Fluctuation is about 2–3 feet. The water authority is the Franklin County Water District. Predominant fish species are largemouth bass, spotted bass, catfish, crappie, bluegill, and redear sunfish.

Two Adirondack chairs sitting on a wooden pier facing the calm water of a lake in Muskoka, Ontario Canada. A cottage nestled between trees is visible in background.

Lake Bob Sandlin Lake

Bob Sandlin Lake is located on Big Cypress Creek 5 miles southwest of Mount Pleasant in Titus, Camp, and Franklin counties. The lake is 9,004 acres, maximum depth is 65.6 feet, impounded 1977. The conservation pool elevation is 337.5 feet above mean sea level. Fluctuation is about 2–3 feet annually. The water authority is Titus County Fresh Water Supply District.

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