Franklin TN – a lovely town to call home!
Franklin is the prototype small, Southern city with a historic core and diverse, international business district.
Franklin is surrounded by rolling hills and many rural farms and homes with white picket fences. There are an abundance of trees, just seeing the leaves change colors in the fall can be very therapeutic.
Franklin real estate enjoys many different styles with a median home price in the high $450’s.
There’s also a strong appreciation for history here — there are several Civil War sites in town.
Franklin is a city with a small town feel with an actual town square, an old style movie theater redesigned as a music venue as well as movies and very old historic homes. Franklin home owners enjoy many of the big city extras like a large 20 screen movie theater, great restaurants, lovely parks and really great shopping.
Not only is Franklin home to some of country music’s rising stars and music producers, several Tennessee Titans have bought a home here too. Franklin also hosts a wide range of concerts and festivals, including Bluegrass Along the Harpeth in July and the Franklin Jazz Festival in September.
Close to Nashville
It’s no wonder music has a big influence on Franklin — it’s just 20 minutes from Nashville! If you enjoy country music then Nashville is where it’s at, along with pretty parks, lots of nice restaurants & fun bars, oh and don’t forget – plenty of shopping.
Franklin Smart Facts:
As of 2015, Franklin’s population is 65,712 people, with a population growth of 33% since 2000. There are only about 15 students per teacher in Franklin!
The job market is booming in Nashville which is only a 20-30 minute commute. New Nissan plant in Franklin, Saturn in Spring Hill, Dell in Nashville. No State Income Tax. The climate is great. Hot summers, but nice crisp falls and mild winters.
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