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Franklin Park is a neighborhood along Interstate 35 in Austin, Texas, within Travis County. The community extends to the interstate to the west, East Street Elmo Road to the north, Nuckols Crossing Road to the east, and East William Cannon Drive to the south. Neighboring communities include East Congress, Sweetbriar, and McKinney. More than 15,080 people call this 2.537-square-mile neighborhood home. The zip code in Franklin Park is 78744.
A small community park and the neighborhood’s namesake – Franklin Park – is situated within neighborhood bounds on Copperbend Boulevard. This 5.4-acre neighborhood park gives Franklin Park residents a chance to get out and stretch their legs and walk their dogs. However, this isn’t the only option for outdoor recreation that residents can choose from. The McKinney Falls State Park is located just outside of neighborhood bounds to the east, along McKinney Falls Parkway. This popular area park spans more than 744 acres and offers fishing, biking, hiking, picnicking, and wildlife observation, among other amenities. Adjacent to the park are the Jimmy Clay/Roy Kizer Golf Courses. Other prominent area parkland and golf courses are located within a few miles to the north of the neighborhood.
Other significant area features include St. Edwards University, which is situated to the northwest of the neighborhood, and the Austin – Bergstrom International Airport, which is situated within a mile or two directly east.
For culture, entertainment, shopping, and dining, Franklin Park residents head a few miles north along the interstate to downtown Austin. There is plenty to see and do here, along the river. The downtown area is also where you’ll find the Texas State Capitol and the University of Texas – Austin campus.