The Proof is in Our
Handcrafted Treasures

Franklin County is a place with rich culture and proud heritage. Music, shine, artisans and more—we celebrate all of our roots.

Our Treasures 

The Proof is in Our
Hometown Melodies

From our Crooked Road heritage to performances by Grammy-winning artists at the Harvester Performance Center, Franklin County’s music speaks for itself.

Our Melodies 

The Proof is in Our
Scenic Landscape

Whether you prefer a relaxing float, wind in your sails or a trail below your feet, Franklin County offers an array of outdoor adventures.

Our Landscape 

The Proof is in Our
Homegrown Heritage

Relish Franklin County’s diverse local flavors. Satisfy your taste buds at our farmers’ markets, roadside stands, canneries, stores and more.

Our Heritage 

The Proof is in Our
Charming Towns

Franklin County features historic downtowns, nationally renowned landmarks and experience-rich museums. Here, exploring history truly is “living” it.

Our Towns 

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Modern Craft

Local Breweries

Float, Splash, Dive

Jump into SML

Vine to Glass

Local Wineries

Explorers Welcome

Trails Aplenty


Things to See & Do in Franklin County

Home-Brewed Happenings


Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events in Franklin County

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Points of Interest

Enjoy the Many Scenic Corners of Our County

Birding & Wildlife Trail at the Philpott Lake Dam and Overlook

Explore scenic trail and views. Top spot for brown-headed nuthatch. Pine warbler...

Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast

In downtown Rocky Mount, a short drive from the Blue Ridge Parkway, the property...

Franklin County Speedway

One of the longest, continually-running short tracks in America. Watch drivers f...

The Midway

Facility offers indoor and outdoor games, features a 30-foot rock wall, bungee t...


Enjoy the Many Scenic Corners of Our County

Cultural, outdoors and historic experiences abound in Franklin County. Let these exciting itineraries be your guide.