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.
Franklin TN Main Street Festival
Highlights of Williamson County TN's Arts and Culture Scene
From galleries to festivals, add a little artistry to your life with these must-dos and must-sees.
Sky Zone in Franklin, Tennessee.
Best Adventures in Williamson County, TN
Customized tips for exploring the county

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.

Median Home Price

$312,400
Higher than the state average
Nolensville TN Neighborhoods
Williamson County Towns Offer Good Home Values, Diverse Price Points and Options
County's communities offer distinctly different real estate options
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.
Franklin TN Business: Moody's Tire & Auto Service
Williamson Family Businesses Thrive
Several successful local business teams span generations
Livability Williamson County Magazine's 30 Year Anniversary
A Look Back as Williamson County, TN Magazine Turns 30
A 30-year retrospective on the county's livability highlights

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old
Franklin TN's Gentry Farm
Farm Life and Agriculture in Williamson County
Agrarian lifestyles endure in growing county
Franklin TN Saint Thomas Heart Center in Williamson Medical Center
Williamson County, TN Health and Wellness
Local medical community is talented, diverse
Franklin, TN Downtown Square
Williamson County, TN Tops Nation for Job Growth
Officials credit diverse economy for success.
Brentwood TN Restaurant: Wild Iris
Southern Foods to Savor in Greater Franklin, TN Area
Williamson County dining options range from upscale to down-home

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
Franklin TN Pinkerton Park
Williamson County Schools, Colleges Earn Reputation for Excellence
Williamson County's reputation for high-quality education extends from the cradle to college
Franklin TN Shopping: CoolSprings Galleria Mall
CoolSprings Galleria Mall near Franklin, TN
Shopping in Franklin centers around Cool Springs.

Franklin, TN's Livability Rankings

Top 10 Historic Preservation Cities 2012
Top 10 Downtowns 2011

More About Franklin, TN

Williamson County Technology Sector Grows
Digital community grows & connects
Williamson County Live Music Venues and Festivals Offer Personal Experiences for Fans
Local music scene offers uniquely intimate atmospheres
Highlights of Williamson County TN's Arts and Culture Scene
From galleries to festivals, add a little artistry to your life with these must-dos and must-sees.
Best Adventures in Williamson County, TN
Customized tips for exploring the county
PreFlight Program Helps Early-Stage Entrepreneurs Launch in Williamson County
PreFlight program helps early-stage entrepreneurs
Williamson County, Franklin Successfully Balance Historic Preservation with Growth
Growth balanced with history appeals across generations
Williamson County Towns Offer Good Home Values, Diverse Price Points and Options
County's communities offer distinctly different real estate options
Williamson Family Businesses Thrive
Several successful local business teams span generations
A Look Back as Williamson County, TN Magazine Turns 30
A 30-year retrospective on the county's livability highlights
Farm Life and Agriculture in Williamson County
Agrarian lifestyles endure in growing county
Williamson County, TN Health and 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
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