Live, Work, and Play for a Lifetime!

Only twenty minutes south of Indianapolis, Franklin is an exciting blend of tradition and innovation. Franklin has a rich history, dating back to its founding in 1823. Our downtown boasts traditional main street shops, coffeehouses and restaurants, and the outstanding academic institution of Franklin College. Victorian mansions line King and Jefferson streets, and our trails provide plenty of opportunities for a quiet walk or a scenic jog.

Franklin is also a city on the move. It is home to a state-of-the-art high school, a bustling night life, and nonprofit groups that work hard to advance our quality of life. Our pro-business attitude and strategic location have attracted companies globally, including seven Japanese corporations.

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22 hours ago

City of Franklin, Indiana - Government

Congratulations to our Parks Director, Chip Orner!Our Director, Chip Orner, has been elected the 2020 President-Elect of the Indiana Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) and will serve as President of the statewide association in 2021. He previously served as President of the Indiana Park and Recreation Association in 2008 as well. ... See moreSee less

Congratulations to our Parks Director, Chip Orner!

 

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Congratulations!

Congrats

Congrats

Way to go Chip Orner. πŸ‘πŸ‘

REMINDER: Tomorrow, July 9th, we will be hosting a public meeting regarding the reconstruction and preservation of Yandes Street. Please see the press release for more details. If you have questions and are unable to attend the meeting please contact Mark Richards via email at mrichards@franklin.in.gov. We will not be able to answer technical questions on this post. Thanks!!! ... See moreSee less

REMINDER: Tomorrow, July 9th, we will be hosting a public meeting regarding the reconstruction and preservation of Yandes Street. Please see the press release for more details. If you have questions and are unable to attend the meeting please contact Mark Richards via email at mrichards@franklin.in.gov. We will not be able to answer technical questions on this post. Thanks!!!

Happy Independence Day!

Photo provided by: RFD Franklin
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Happy Independence Day! 

Photo provided by: RFD Franklin

 

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Beautiful picture πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ’•

Nice shot!

😁 Nice picture

Beautiful shot!! πŸ’™β™₯️

The first phase of the Amphitheater Project is complete! The new parking lot on South Main Street is open for the Firecracker Festival!
Enjoy
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The first phase of the Amphitheater Project is complete!  The new parking lot on South Main Street is open for the Firecracker Festival! 
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Going to be a great addition to Franklin! Thanks for making it happen!

Great. We need more parking especially during parades and festivals. Can’t wait to hear some concerts.

This looks great! Nice addition to downtown.

Great use of taxpayer money! Franklin just continues to blossom!! I love living here.

Congratulations Looks great

Great news

Sounds good to me. Saw a map of the plan on FB and boy, it looks great. Nice for Franklin to have something like that. Sounds like a good way to spend city money.

Way to go Franklin, oh how I miss you

Thank you Mayor, you are doing wonders in Franklin!

Justin T. Crover

Jeff Thompson More parking! Yay!

Way to go Mayor Barnett, glad you got your life together !

Sean Furilla Lisa Furilla

What a waste of taxpayers money way to go

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2 weeks ago

City of Franklin, Indiana - Government

Great night tonight for the City of Franklin and the Police Department.

We were able to celebrate and recognize Captain Kerry Atwood on his retirement after 38 plus years.

Our newest Probationary Officer, Adam Destrampe, was sworn in and will begin his career with FPD. I want to thank his family for attending and showing support. We welcome you all to our FPD family.

Lt. Scott Carter was promoted to the well deserved rank of Captain. Scott's wife was able to pin his new badge on him during the ceremony. His family was also in attendance showing support.

Sgt. Jayson McNicholas, earned his promotion to Lieutenant. It was great to see the number of Officers and families in attendance showing support.

I am honored, humbled and blessed to serve with such an amazing and supportive department of Police Officers and support staff. I look forward to moving forward with our community and growing our community partnership with the citizens of Franklin.

Well deserved gentlemen. Stay safe and know you are supported.

Chief Kirby Cochran
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Congratulations Kerry and thanks for your service! See you on the bike.