Franklin County

This page contains information available through the NCGS concerning Franklin County.

USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Franklin County

[1:24,000 scale maps for Franklin County]

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

Franklinintersection of NC 96 and SR 1144 (x)562!Grissom
A "!" in the column labeled "+/!" indicates an exact elevation. An estimated elevation is indicated by "+".
*Some counties have more than one location that appear to have the same elevation. These counties show more than one entry in this table.
If you are interested in the highest elevation in every county, try this table.

NCGS Publications covering Franklin County

Check back in a few months. We will be listing our publications for each county here.

Dissertations and theses covering Franklin County

Copies of Ph.D. dissertations and M.S. theses at the NCGS Archdale office are listed below. These volumes are not for sale, but can be viewed at the NCGS offices in Raleigh, NC. For interlibrary loan, please check with the degree-granting institution.








Blake, D. E. 1986 The geology of the Grissom area, Franklin, Granville, and Wake Counties, NC: a structural and metamorphic analysis North Carolina State University Master thesis 300 p.
Carpenter, P. A., III 1970 Geology of the Wilton area, Granville County, North Carolina North Carolina State University Master thesis 106 p. Geologic mapping
Corbitt, C. L. 1987 Petrography and geochemistry of the metasedimentary/metavolcanic host rocks & associated gold deposits at the Portis gold mine, Franklin Co., NC East Carolina University Master thesis 99 p. Petrography, Geochemistry
Julian, E. L. 1972 The Castalia Adamellite in Franklin and Nash Counties, NC and the petrogenesis of some of the associated aplites and pegmatites North Carolina State University Master thesis 61 p. Geologic mapping
Stanley, L. G. 1978 A eugeosynclinal orthoquartzite facies in the eastern slate belt rocks of Nash County, North Carolina North Carolina State University Master thesis 81 p. Geologic mapping
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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