Franklin County Celebrates 240 Years
Franklin County is excited to celebrate its 240Th Anniversary in 2019. On February 12, 1779, Franklin County was officially formed as a county in North Carolina. Since our founding, a rich history has evolved and now Franklin County is home to almost 67,000 people.
To commemorate this significant milestone, a number of resources have been gathered to tell the story of how Franklin County has changed and progressed over the years. Additional information will be added as the year progresses so check back from time to time for updates. Click on the links below to access information.
- Franklin County Board of Commissioners Proclamation Signed February 4, 2019
- A Brief History of Franklin County
- History in Pictures
- Franklin County National Register of Historic Places
- Events Occurring in 2019