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:

50 Days until Watermelon Festival
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Jam on Sloss Lake
Monday, July 4, 2022

Independence Day
Monday, July 4, 2022

Watermelon Festival Vendor Applications
Friday, July 8, 2022

Rockin’ at the Roxy with the KGB
Special Guest: Cadence Baker
Saturday, July 9, 2022 | 7 PM

Franklin County Watermelon Pageant
Saturday, July 23, 2022 | 10 AM

25 Days until the Franklin County Watermelon Festival
Monday, July 25, 2022

The Great Pretenders
W.C. Handy Festival
The Historic Roxy Theatre
Thursday, July 28, 2022 | 7 PM

Vina’s July Fest
Saturday, July 30, 2022

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.