Celebrating the 200th Anniversary

of the Santa Fe Trail and the Missouri Statehood

Welcome to New Franklin . . . where the four Trails meet!

The City of New Franklin, founded in 1828 after the town of Franklin washed away in 1826 & 1828 floods, was chartered in 1835. Known as the town where the four trails meet... marking the end of the Boonslick Road, the beginning of the Santa Fe Trail, including the Lewis & Clark Trail and the Katy Trail . . . history awaits in every direction!

Market Day

This Saturday, April 24th, 8:00am-Noon. Produce, crafts, non-profits all welcome.  Come early, bring your table, pick your spot in historic Downtown New Franklin.

New Franklin City Council Meeting

The New Franklin City Council meets the second Monday of every month, 7:00 pm, at City Hall.  Public is invited.

SHCHS Celebrates the Santa Fe Trail

South Howard County Historical Society is celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail this year with many activities. including guest speakers, ceremonies, an ice cream social and an old fashioned chuck wagon dinner!  

Textcaster Service for Residents

Please call City Hall (660) 848-2288 or stop by, 130 E. Broaway, and request this free service provided for all New Franklin city residents.  Boil order notices, trash pickup reminders/changes, police notices, etc. will be automatically texted to participating residents.  

Pay Utility Payments Online

The City of New Franklin is now set up to take credit/debit card payments online.  To make a credit/debit card payment online 24/7, click “Pay Here” link to make a payment to New Franklin.  Fees will apply for this service.

Upcoming Events

New Franklin is home to many delightful annual events and festivals. Find more information here.

History

Discover more about the history of our small town. Learn about some of the historical sites and monuments. 

Area Businesses

Find address and contact information for local businesses, churches and schools. 

City Hall Contact Information

Phone: (660) 848-2288

Fax: (660) 848-2183

Emergencies call: 9-1-1

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-12:30pm & 1:30pm -5:00pm