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.

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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:

Every Light A Prayer for Peace
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Franklin County Courthouse
4:15 PM

Russellville Christmas Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Byars Building
5:00 PM

Russellville Christmas Parade
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Downtown – Jackson Avenue
6 PM

Christmas in City Lake Park Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 1, 2022
City Lake Park, Russellville
7 PM

Santa Fly-In Toy Drive
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Russellville Municipal Airport
10 AM – 12 pm

Holly Day
Saturday, December 3, 2022
A.W. Todd Centre
1 PM – 3 PM
$5 Admission

Christmas Paint Party
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Russellville Public Library
2 PM  |  $40/person

Rockin’ at the Roxy with the KGB
& Pianist Robin Akers
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Historic Roxy Theatre
7 PM

Red Bay Christmas Parade
Monday, December 5, 2022
Theme: Small Town, Big Christmas
6 PM

Vina Christmas Parade
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Theme: Whoville
6 PM

Phil Campbell Christmas Parade
Thursday, December 8, 2022
6 PM

Phil Campbell Tree Lighting 
Thursday, December 8, 2022
Immediately following Parade

The Roxy’s Christmas Spectacular 
Thursday, December 8 | 7 PM
Friday, December 9 | 7 PM
Saturday, December 10 | 2 PM & 7 PM
Sunday, December 11 | 2 PM

Take the Franklin County Broadband Survey!

Franklin County needs to hear from you! What is your experience with broadband internet in the county like? Is your service great, OK, or nonexistent? Please fill out a short survey HERE https://arcg.is/0mTnvS0) to give us a real-time perspective of broadband needs in Franklin County. The information you provide will help the county evaluate gaps in broadband service and determine ways to improve access. Feel free to forward the survey link to friends, family, and neighbors. The more data we receive, the better we can serve you.

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.