Franklin County anchors the southern edge of the Appalachian Mountain foothills and with that comes an abundance of spectacular outdoor leisure opportunities. 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.
Red Bay Founder’s Day
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Spirit of Hodges
October 7-8, 2022
Hodges Town Park
Spruce Pine Day
Saturday, October 15, 2022
Spruce Pine Community Center
Pumpkin Palooza Scarecrow Trail
October 15, 2022
City Lake Park
Greyhound Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Showtime at the Shoals Talent Show
W286 105.1 FM & WKAX 1500 AM
Saturday, October 29, 2022
Monday, October 31, 2022
Until the Watermelon Festival!
Emergency Storm Shelters
Are you prepared for bad weather?
Find your Franklin County storm shelter before emergency strikes!
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
-Health and Mental Health Resources
-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
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!