Welcome to Franklin, Tennessee, where your family, business, and general well being is of upmost importance to the sustainability of this community. Franklin is over 214 years old and began with Benjamin Franklin as its founder. Today, the governing body of Franklin entails a mayor, a board of 8 Aldermen, and a sustainability committee made up of local citizens — all of whom help to make decisions on the city’s homeowner’s and business policies. The citizens and its governing body must be doing something right, because Franklin has maintained AAA ratings from Moody’s/Standard Poor’s services.

 

Living in Franklin:

Living in Franklin is a healthy choice because of its “green living” environment. Franklin’s sustainable environment involves LED lighting for street lights and overall general usage. There are charging stations for people who drive energy efficient cars, curbside recycling programs for the Franklin neighborhoods, and solar powered panels are installed on many city properties.

Franklin has a small town, intimate atmosphere, but with big city amenities. As you travel through the 15 block, downtown area, you will see history come alive in the Antebellum and Victorian homes. You will also see upscale dining establishments, theaters, and chic shopping boutiques and retail stores. The downtown fun activities, include seasonal events and parades concluding with great fireworks.

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Franklin Neighborhoods:

The city of Franklin and its unique neighborhoods offer a great lifestyle for the whole family. Popular neighborhoods include Fieldstone Farms, with varied size homes with open floor plans, behind a beautiful white gated and stone entrance, and an award winning school district. Westhaven homes are structured to retain Franklin’s historic designs. Modern upgrades are a part of each homes interior. Single family, 4+ bedrooms with landscaped lawns are an inviting view of this upscale community. The community of McKay’s Mill is where neighbor’s look after each other and come together at its customized clubhouse. McKay’s Mill is designed with miles of walking and biking trails, amid beautifully designed single family homes.

The upscale, gated community of Laurelbrooke contains 600 acres of customized homes for each homeowner and is surrounded by a natural forested landscape. Laurelbrooke has been featured on premium home TV programs and architectural publications. Its amenities include lighted sports courts, state-of-the-art playgrounds for children, a community center with trails leading all around the community, and a stocked fish pond with waterfalls and fountains. Other properties that make up the great living style of Franklin includes horse farms, ranches, and waterfront properties.

Franklin’s Economic and Educational Opportunities:

Agriculture business is an important part of the Franklin community, but is only one of many business opportunities supported by Williamson County. Franklin’s economic tax base is drawing businesses of all sizes, including Fortune 500 companies that have made the state of Tennessee their headquarters. The largest employer within the city of Franklin is the Community Health System, which is the United States’ largest acute care hospital. Franklin is about 20 miles from downtown Nashville, and about the same distance to the Nashville International Airport.

The city of Franklin has public transportation through the Franklin Transit Authority. School bus transportation is provided for the Franklin school age youths. Franklin has maintained the top honor of being a great place to raise children. The city’s family oriented programs and services are the best in the nation. Franklin’s excellent school district continually carries high academic ratings and scholarship awards. There are 40 preschools, 25 elementary schools, 15 middle schools, 11 high schools, 21 public schools, and 41 private schools.

Franklin Attractions:

The city of Franklin offers visitors and residents many historic attractions, multi-cultural heritage museums, and over 16 unique parks. Since Franklin is so close to Nashville, the national music capital, this city also experiences great named artists, “boogy stompin” bars with a stage and great bands, as well as the best in classical music. Franklin is happy to receive new families and businesses, while making it their mission to make sure that your life in Franklin is a healthy, happy, and prosperous experience.

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