Ben Franklinis a town in Delta County, Texas four miles northeast of Pecan Gap, Texas. The town's ZIP Code is 75415.
The settlement was located on Benjamin Simmons's land grant and named for his son, Benjamin Franklin Simmons. The Simmons family, along with the Birdwells and Hogues, arrived in the area in 1835 and were among the first settlers.
Web Sites and Links
Ben Franklin United Methodist ChurchPhotos, church history, service schedule, church leadership, and postcards and Tshirts for sale.
Handbook of Texas Online: Ben FranklinHistory of the city.