Franklin is a township in the far eastern region of the Lehigh Valley in Warren County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area. The township population is around 3,000, and the township has a total area of 24.0 square miles consisting of 12,621 acres. The rural, picturesque expanse of Franklin Township encompasses part of the Pohatcong and Scotts mountain ranges. This area is also graced by the rolling Musconetcong and Pohatcong rivers for exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities that complement the developed facilities within the communities. Villages within this agricultural area include Asbury, Broadway, and New Village. Larger lots and the preservation of farmland and open space create a scenic setting, and the Warren County Vocational & Technical School is located within the township. Nearby Phillipsburg provides expanded shopping opportunities.