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.

The City of Red Bay

A Great Place to Live, Work, Worship and Play!

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Upcoming Events:

Leap Day
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Dismals Canyon
Season Opening Day
Friday, March 1, 2024

Primary Election
Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Franklin County Partnership Banquet
A.W. Todd Centre
Thursday, March 7, 2024
6:30 PM
*Call for tickets

Daylight Savings Time Begins
Sunday, March 10, 2024

Scholarship Application Deadline
Thursday, March 14, 2024
11:59 PM

Book Lovers Study Club Walk to Wellness
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Russellville High School Field House
9:30 AM  |  Registration: $20

Rockin’ at the Roxy ft. Dixie Mafia
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Historic Roxy Theatre
7:00 PM  |  Admission: $15

St. Patrick’s Day
Sunday, March 17, 2024

First Day of Spring
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Easter Egg Hunts
Saturday, March 23, 2024
Russellville (RHS Football Practice Field) – 10 AM
Phil Campbell (Memorial Park) – 12 PM
Red Bay (Bay Tree Park) – 3 PM

Sunday, March 31, 2024

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.

Until the Watermelon Festival!

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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.