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Welcome to Franklin

 Vision Statement

 By the year 2030, the City of Franklin, Virginia will maintain our small city identity, heritage, and beauty while being a regional hub for economic opportunities, first-class education, a job-ready workforce, and balanced housing options.


Coming Up

April 22, 2023
We plan to kick off the spring season with Spring Fest! It is officially set for Saturday, April 22, 2023! Similar to the beloved Franklin Fall Festival, numerous blocks of our downtown historic district will be closed from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.... Read More
May 6, 2023
The Franklin Experience is thrilled to host the second annual Lumberjack Festevent, in downtown Franklin! The event will pay homage to the role lumber has played in the City of Franklin. Stay tuned for more information. Read More
June 17, 2023
The City of Franklin is thrilled to partner with Amun Ra to present the first annual Juneteenth Cultural Celebration! This 3-day event is designed to bring awareness and celebrate the Juneteenth Holiday. Stay tuned for more information! Read More
June 28, 2023
The City of Franklin and Blackwater Community Events are thrilled to co-host the 2023 Independence Day Celebration! We hope you and your family will join us in Downtown Franklin for an evening of fun, festivities, and fireworks! The celebration will... Read More
September 30, 2023
Fall is right around the corner and we are thrilled to announce that the City of Franklin will be hosting the 2023 Franklin Fall Festival on Saturday September 30th from 9am-3pm! Join us in Downtown Franklin to help kick off the fall season! The... Read More
October 26, 2023
Downtown Franklin is a one stop shop for family Halloween fun! Join us on Thursday, October 26th for an evening of safe Halloween festivities! ~ 5-6pm: Trick or Treat with our Downtown Businesses ~ 6-7pm: Pumpkin painting at Franklin's Market on... Read More

News & Announcements

January 12, 2023
Donations need for the United Way Free Clothing Closet Read More
January 5, 2023
City of Franklin Quarterly Amnesty Collection Schedule Read More
October 19, 2022
LIHWAP will be available to eligible Virginia resident beginning October 17, 2022. LIHWAP will be available through September 2023 or until funds are depleted.  Read More
September 27, 2022
Please find a public notice at the link below regarding the Board of Equalization Read More
July 11, 2022
Parent Representatives Needed Read More
June 27, 2022
Tax Relief for the elderly and disabled. 65 years of age or older, permanently or totally disabled, income restrictions apply.  Read More
March 7, 2022
Franklin City’s Farmers’ Market is looking for vendors. Produce, bakers, canners, crafters, and artists. Click here for more information. Read More
March 4, 2022
Notice of meter changes Read More
February 24, 2022
For more information on the hazard mitigation public meeting, please see the attached flyer. Read more  Read More
August 6, 2021
For more information on the Rent Relief Program please see the attached document. Read More
August 6, 2021
For a list of eligible Rent Relief Program Zip Codes please see the attached document. Read More
August 6, 2021
For tips on applying to the Rent Relief Program please see the attached document. Read More