WELCOME TO FRANKLIN COUNTY, one of Virginia’s fastest growing counties comprised of communities that continue to value their farms, forests, waters, and cultural heritage. You can discover and choose from a diverse selection of attractions, from outdoor adventures like boating, camping and hiking, to cultural and historic experiences such as visiting the Blue Ridge Institute at Ferrum College or catching one of the many local musical performances. We hope you get a chance to enjoy the many scenic corners of our community where every side road opens up new vistas, views, and quiet moments for those tired of crowds, long lines, and clutter.



Chug for the Jug 5K Race & Health Walk: Join us at the Rocky Mount Farmer's Market for a 5K Race, Health Walk and Kids Fun Run. Awards will be given to the top finishers in each age division. READ MORE >>>

8th Annual Spring Southwest Virginia Antique Flea Market an Swap Meet: All antiques are welcome at the 8th Annual Spring Southwest Virginia Antique Flea Market and Swap Meet. Each year the Southwest Virginia Antique Power Festival, Inc. hosts spring and fall sales to offer antique enthusiasts a day to rummage and revel in used treasures for a day of bargaining and discovery. READ MORE >>>

Applications Open for 2014-2015 Franklin County Tourism MicroGrant Program: The Franklin County Office of Economic Development is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Franklin County Tourism MicroGrant Program.

Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m., Friday, April 18, 2014 and may be mailed or delivered to the Office of Economic Development, located at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite 112, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. READ MORE >>>

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