Franklin County anchors the southern edge of the Appalachian Mountain foothills and with that comes an abundance of spectacular outdoor leisureopportunities. Click HERE to explore Franklin County.


Franklin County celebrates our heritage, lifestyles, & patriotism with a number of truly unique & special events held each season of the year. To discover our current lineup of exciting events, click HERE.

Upcoming Events:

Pumpkin Palooza
Saturday, October 30, 2021
Downtown Russellville

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Daylight Savings Time Ends
Sunday, November 7, 2021

Veterans Day Parade & Banquet
Sunday, November 7, 2021
Downtown Russellville | 2 PM

Veterans Day
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Bay Tree Council for the Performing Arts
Seasonal Allergies
November 11 – 14, 2021
Weatherford Centre, Red Bay

Farm City Banquet
Monday, November 15, 2021
A.W. Todd Centre | 6:30 PM

Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 25, 2021

Until the Watermelon Festival!

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Emergency Storm Shelters

Are you prepared for bad weather?

Find your Franklin County storm shelter before emergency strikes!

Click HERE.


Call 2-1-1 for Non-Emergency Help!

2-1-1 works just like 9-1-1 but is for non-emergency calls!

2-1-1 can help you with:
-Basic Human Needs Resources
-Government Information
-Health and Mental Health Resources
-Employment Support
-Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities
-Support for Children, Youth, and Families
-Volunteer Opportunities and Donations
-Military and Family Support
-Hobby Groups and Civic/Service Club

Learn more here.

Welcome to Franklin County, Alabama

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If you're looking for a comfortable, safe and affordable place to live, Franklin County may be the place for you. We have much to offer. Franklin County has skilled labor, strong educational institutions, quality life styles, health care facilities, business and industrial sites, municipal airports, competitive energy costs and supportive local governments. Franklin County and city schools rank among the highest in the state and we were first in the state to host a public junior college, Northwest Shoals Community College. We have excellent medical facilities and physicians. And some of the friendliest people in the world are from Franklin County!


Our promise as your Chamber of Commerce is to build community value into every area while delivering professional expertise, exceptional customers service and quality service.