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West Frankfort is a city in Franklin County.
The latitude of West Frankfort is 37.897N. The longitude is -88.931W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 400 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,215.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Frankfort demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62896 ZIP code.
15% of West Frankfort residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Frankfort ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Frankfort was $14,671, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of West Frankfort residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Frankfort, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $589.
Libraries in West Frankfort include West Frankfort Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in West Frankfort include West Frankfort Daily American
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Frankfort political report.
The average commute time for West Frankfort workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in West Frankfort include American Classic Inn.
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