Franklin, Tennessee is an affluent city located in one of the wealthiest counties in America, Williamson County. Just south of Nashville metropolitan area, Franklin is a popular choice for Tennessee residents with families who commute to the city for work.
The city was founded in 1799 by state senator Abram Maury Jr. Maury decided to name this new town after one of the nations founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin. The city is steeped in history and is the location of one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War.
Totaling 30 square miles, the vibrant city comprises of both sophistication and history. The downtown area is an oasis and rich with southern hospitality. The area houses award-winning antique shops, fashion boutiques, art galleries, and beautifully restored historic homes nestled in a stunning collection of Victorian buildings. The city continues to earn “Best of” accolades and offers a little something for everyone.