Why Franklin County
Franklin County is located within the world-renowned Research Triangle Region of North Carolina, home of The Research Triangle Park and one of the most globally competitive regions of the world. The region routinely ranks among the best places to live, work and play.
Residents enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with easy access to big-city amenities of nearby Raleigh, the state capital, Durham and Chapel Hill. The region’s attractions include major league hockey and minor league baseball, art, science and history museums, North Carolina Symphony, the American Dance Festival and Broadway touring performances, as well as outdoor recreation, fine dining and shopping variety.
Thriving life sciences and technology clusters, and three world-class research universities within an hour’s drive, fuel a vibrant economy ideal for commercial, retail and startup businesses of all kinds.
Franklin County offers lifelong learning opportunities through its public schools, Vance-Granville Community College, Louisburg College, and close proximity to many other colleges and universities.
Franklin County government offers high-quality services and affordable taxes for both residents and businesses, and a commitment to responsible fiscal and policy decision-making that promotes long-term economic, social, environmental health and vitality.