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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City of Franklin, Indiana - Government added 3 new photos.

Congratulations to our 2018 Marty and Carolyn Williams Volunteer of the Year, Jim Martin! We want to thank the nominees (Debi Pierson, Patty Meade, and Michael Hill) and all volunteers that help make our city wonderful!
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City of Franklin, Indiana - Government shared Discover Downtown Franklin's photo.

Make sure to introduce yourself to the new executive director for Discover Downtown Franklin when you see her around!
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Please welcome the new Executive Director, Emily Snyder. She grew up in Franklin and later attended Franklin College. Emily has a passion for this community and is thrilled to be working at Discover Downtown Franklin. If you see her around, please welcome her!

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City of Franklin, Indiana - Government shared ADM Productions's post.

Some great shots of our beautiful city, courtesy of ADM Productions! We are looking forward to a great week!
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Had a moment to grab a few aerial shots. What a beautiful day!

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City of Franklin, Indiana - Government shared Alanna Martella - RTV6's Franklin Revitalization Project.

Alanna Martella - RTV6
Thank you, Alanna Martella - RTV6, for the coverage! Our downtown businesses are open and ready for visitors! #shoplocal #shopsmall #discoverdowntownfranklin
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Phases 5 & 6 of the City of Franklin's major revitalization project are underway, as of Monday. This means more closures--including the closure of Jefferson Street, in the heart of downtown and retail. The owners of Gigi's Sugar Shack Café and Salvage Sisters' Antique Market want to let everyone know they are still open! They are hoping the closure won't impact business TOO much. Watch this video to see what those owners have to say about the project, as well as hear from the contractor of the project, about what these phases entail. RTV6 (WRTV - Indianapolis) City of Franklin, Indiana - Government