What you need to know about Franklin, TN

Located south of Nashville in Williamson County, Franklin is home to major corporate headquarters, historical attractions, a lively music scene, an abundance of shopping and plenty of parks. The Downtown Franklin Historic District was named one of the Top 10 Great Neighborhoods by the American Preservation Association's Great Places in America program. Also known for quality schools, Franklin students routinely achieve some of the top test scores in the state.

Top 10 Historic Preservation Cities 2012
Top 10 Downtowns 2011
Kids Have It Made in Williamson County, TN
Things to do in Franklin and Williamson County, for kids.
Top 25 Employers in Franklin and Williamson County, TN
Biggest employers in Franklin and Williamson County keep economy balanced.
Franklin, TN is a Great Retirement City
Franklin, TN's amenities and small-town atmosphere attract retirees and seniors.
Franklin, TN Neigborhoods are Family Friendly
Subdivisions, downtown areas and rural communities provide plenty of range for living options.
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Southern Foods to Savor in Greater Franklin, TN Area
Williamson County dining options range from upscale to down home
A boy in a green shirt slides down a green slide at Pinkerton Park in Franklin, TN
Williamson County Schools, Colleges Earn Reputation for Excellence in Education
Williamson County's reputation for high-quality education extends from the cradle to college

Median Home Price

$312,400
Higher than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 68.27%
68.27% Complete
Homes Rented 31.73%
31.73% Complete

Real Estate

In Franklin, Tennessee


Ready to move to Franklin? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Franklin.
CoolSprings Galleria Mall in Franklin, TN
CoolSprings Galleria Mall near Franklin, TN
Shopping in Franklin centers around Cool Springs.
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Williamson County Housing Options Varied, Plentiful
Houses in Williamson County vary, but often go fast.
Summer Camps in Franklin, TN
Camps in Williamson County offer fun, adventure and faith.
If you have young kids like we do, you want kid-friendly fun and there is no shortage here. We love living in Williamson County. It fits our lifestyle and the phase of life we are in.

Clay Carpenter, Williamson County resident

Schools

In Franklin, Tennessee


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Franklin rates.

Median Household Income

$81,432
Higher than the national average

Business

In Franklin, Tennessee


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Franklin.
Dog at an office gives a high five.
Animal Hospitals in Franklin, TN
Veterinarians in Franklin and Williamson County keep pets healthy.
The Cool Springs area in Franklin, TN.
Cool Springs Office Boom in Franklin, TN
Office space in Franklin goes quickly, but more is on the way.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old
Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge in Franklin, TN
Natchez Trace Parkway in Franklin, TN Celebrates 75 Years
Williamson County's best scenic drive celebrates a milestone.
Bowie Nature Park's Treehouse Playground in Fairview, TN
Kids Have It Made in Williamson County, TN
Things to do in Franklin and Williamson County, for kids.
Columbia State Community College in Columbia, TN
Williamson County’s Higher Education Options Expand in Size and Scope
Both traditional and adult students have college options in Williamson County.
Williamson County Soccer Association
Soccer Community in Franklin, TN
Soccer teams, programs and fields make Williamson County a hotbed for the sport.

Health

In Franklin, Tennessee


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Franklin.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 56%
56% Complete
Graduated High School 94%
94% Complete
Mike Wolfe of American Pickers
A Picker at Home: History Channel Star Mike Wolfe
American Pickers star loves living in Williamson County
Leiper's Fork in Williamson County, TN
Residents, Civic Leaders Preserve the Williamson County Landscape
Some of Williamson County's best farms and landscapes are protected from development.

Franklin, TN's Rankings

Top 10 Historic Preservation Cities 2012
Top 10 Downtowns 2011

More About Franklin, TN

Williamson County, TN Health & Wellness
Local medical community is talented, diverse
Williamson County, TN Tops Nation for Job Growth
Officials credit diverse economy for success.
Southern Foods to Savor in Greater Franklin, TN Area
Williamson County dining options range from upscale to down home
Williamson County Schools, Colleges Earn Reputation for Excellence in Education
Williamson County's reputation for high-quality education extends from the cradle to college
CoolSprings Galleria Mall near Franklin, TN
Shopping in Franklin centers around Cool Springs.
Williamson County Housing Options Varied, Plentiful
Houses in Williamson County vary, but often go fast.
Summer Camps in Franklin, TN
Camps in Williamson County offer fun, adventure and faith.
Animal Hospitals in Franklin, TN
Veterinarians in Franklin and Williamson County keep pets healthy.
Cool Springs Office Boom in Franklin, TN
Office space in Franklin goes quickly, but more is on the way.
Natchez Trace Parkway in Franklin, TN Celebrates 75 Years
Williamson County's best scenic drive celebrates a milestone.
Kids Have It Made in Williamson County, TN
Things to do in Franklin and Williamson County, for kids.
Williamson County’s Higher Education Options Expand in Size and Scope
Both traditional and adult students have college options in Williamson County.
Soccer Community in Franklin, TN
Soccer teams, programs and fields make Williamson County a hotbed for the sport.
A Picker at Home: History Channel Star Mike Wolfe
American Pickers star loves living in Williamson County
Residents, Civic Leaders Preserve the Williamson County Landscape
Some of Williamson County's best farms and landscapes are protected from development.
Franklin, TN Area Business Overview
Franklin's top employers include Nissan, a mall and healthcare companies.
Great Education System in the Franklin, TN Area
Schools in Williamson County are a big draw.
The Historic Battle of Franklin
Franklin Battlefield offers lessons in history, and reflections of the past.
Discover Franklin, TN's Parks
Friends of Franklin Parks looks to improve recreation options.
Columbia State Builds New Campus In Franklin, TN
Columbia State's new campus in Franklin features all the bells and whistles.
Vanderbilt & Williamson Medical Center Partnering Near Franklin, TN
Vanderbilt Medical Center branches into Williamson County.
Downtown Franklin Shopping and Dining Overview
Shops in downtown Franklin blend into historical scene.
Senior and Adult Care Services in Franklin, TN
Assisted living and senior care options in Franklin.
The Local Perspective on Living in Franklin, TN
Life in Franklin is hard to beat, according to residents.