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.

Visit Red Bay!


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:

Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2023

“Early Bird” Discount Deadline
Watermelon Festival Vendors
Friday, June 9, 2023

Rockin’ at the Roxy with the KGB
Historic Roxy Theatre
Saturday, June 10, 2023
7:00 PM

Junior Leadership Orientation
A.W. Todd Centre
Sunday, June 11, 2023

Flag Day
Wednesday, June 14

Sponsorship Deadline for
Watermelon Festival
Friday, June 16, 2023
4:00 PM

Watermelon Pageant Application Deadline
Friday, June 16, 2023
4:00 PM

Phil Campbell Hoedown
Memorial Park
Friday, June 16 &
Saturday, June 17

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.