Town of Franklin

Welcome to the Town of Franklin. We invite you to explore our website for the latest information for residents, businesses, and visitors. Information is updated on a regular basis with announcements and other events happening in and around Franklin. Town hall meeting agendas & minutes, town sign & zoning ordinances, GIS mapping and other useful information can also be found here.

The Town of Franklin is located in the mountains of Western North Carolina and is surrounded by beautiful streams & waterfalls and offers a wealth of things to do. Enjoy our many festivals and events. Our Downtown Merchants offer great shopping and services. Discover the breathtaking views around Franklin on one of the many hiking trails. You'll also discover plenty of fishing, hunting, rafting, kayaking and more outdoor adventures!

Thank you for visiting the Town of Franklin online. The purpose of this site is to keep the citizens, businesses and visitors of Franklin informed with a wide variety of information. Franklin is a slice of small town America that is rich in culture and history. Yet, we embrace the future with a business friendly community and work to provide amenities that help our Town grow. If you're visiting discover all that Franklin has to offer.

The Town of Franklin is pleased to offer our residents and business community a new convenient and secure way to pay your water bill. Save time, a stamp or a trip to Town Hall by utilizing this new online bill pay service. Simply follow this link or choose the quick link at the bottom of the page to be redirected to a secure page where you can pay your water bill online.

As a service to our citizens and business community, the Town of Franklin posts notices of official public hearings held by Town Board of Aldermen and Town boards and authorities. Information is also posted on bids being accepted by the Town of Franklin and other important information for our community's input and participation. You'll find a complete listing of the latest Public Notices and additional information here

The role of Franklin Fire & Rescue is to provide quality fire and rescue services to the residents and visitors in the Franklin area.

The Department was formed in 1911 and has 31 highly trained, dedicated volunteer members and seven full time paid members. Franklin Fire & Rescue responds to approximately 2000 calls each year.

Our mission at the Franklin Police Department is to provide professional and efficient police services that will enhance the quality of everyday life. We strive to stay connected with the public by being involved in community policing activities. We will hold ourselves to high ethical standards and integrity to maintain public confidence and trust.

Welcome to the Town of Franklin's Public Works Department. Jay Gibson has served as the Town's Public Works Director since 2001, and began his service to the Town in 1982. He is a graduate of Franklin High School, and holds his A Distribution License and his Collections II License. In addition to his duties as PW Director, Mr. Gibson serves on the North Carolina Rural Water Association Board of Directors.


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Veteran's Specials
We always appreciate our veterans. We are a veteran owned motel that serves every good folks along with our fellow veterans. In order to make your special day more special, we are offering special discount.

Hiker's, Biker's & Miner's Special
Stay at our facility and get this promotional discounted rate. This discounts will not be valid during special events in town.

Midweek Special
Stay mid week and get a 3% discount. 2 night minimum stay. Higher rates on weekends.

Sunday Special
Start your stay on Sunday and get a 5% discount. 3% on weekdays and higher rates on weekends.

Military Discount Saphire Inn Franklin