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Franktown United Methodist Church
Franktown United Methodist Church
A house in Franktown, Virginia
A house in Franktown

Franktown is an unincorporated community in Northampton County, Virginia, United States.

In the mid-19th century, it was a point along the stagecoach route between Wilmington, Delaware and Eastville, Virginia.

The Glebe of Hungar's Parish was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

Fannie Salter and her husband lived in Franktown for a time in the 1920s before moving to Turkey Point Light in Maryland; their son Charles Bradley was born there. Blues musician Arthur Crudup is buried in Franktown, as is politician Peter J. Carter.

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