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!

Click the photo to learn more about Red Bay!

Upcoming Events:

Pumpkin Palooza
Saturday, October 7, 2023
City Lake Park, Russellville
10:00 AM  4:00 PM

Spirit of Hodges
Friday, October 13 & Saturday, October 14

Rockin’ at the Roxy with the KGB
Saturday, October 14, 2023
Historic Roxy Theatre
7:00 PM

Spruce Pine Day
Saturday, October 21, 2023

Franklin County Latino Heritage Festival
Saturday, October 28, 2023
Downtown Russellville

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

State of the Schools
Thursday, November 2, 2023
Phil Campbell High School Gymnasium
6:00 PM

Election Day
Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Santa at Hotel Red Bay
Thursday, November 9, 2023

Veterans Day Parade
Saturday, November 11, 2023
Downtown Russellville
11:00 AM

Thursday, November 23, 2023
*Chamber Closed

Black Friday
Friday, November 24, 2023
*Chamber Closed

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.