Franklin is a city in and county seat of Williamson County, Tennessee, United States.  About 21 miles (34 km) south of Nashville, it is one of the principal cities of the Nashville metropolitan area and Middle Tennessee. As of 2020, its population was 83,454. It is the seventh-largest city in Tennessee. 
Anchored by the Public Square and surrounded by 16 blocks of historic homes and buildings, today’s Main Street has been recognized around the world for its diverse offering of architecture, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, and more. Take a guided walking tour or discover it at your own pace.
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Things to Do in Franklin, TN - Franklin Attractions. Popular things to do. Cultural & Theme Tours. Special Offers. Parks. Food, Wine & Nightlife. Private and Luxury. Tours in and around Franklin. Book these experiences for a closer look at the region. See all. Civil War Tour with Lotz House, Carter House & Carnton Admission from Nashville. 108.
Franklin, a vibrant suburb of Nashville, is a blend of modern and historic, with trendy places to shop and eat and attractions that tell the story of the Civil War Battle of Franklin. The historic downtown district is nationally recognized as a Great American Main Street.
Franklin, Tennessee is home to modern amenities and rich history, mixed with a healthy dose of Southern charm. With a Great American Main Street that runs through the heart fo a 16-block historic downtown, Franklin offers a getaway from the expected.
Franklin, city, seat of Williamson county, central Tennessee, U.S., on the Harpeth River, about 20 miles (32 km) south of Nashville. Settled in 1799 and named for Benjamin Franklin, it was a highly successful agricultural centre prior to the American Civil War. It is known for the bloody battle fought there on November 30, 1864.
Spring. 13 - 26 ºC. Summer. 18 - 31 ºC. Fall. 3 - 17 ºC. Winter. 0 - 13 ºC. Major Airports: Nashville (BNA) McGhee Tyson, Knoxville (TYS) Memphis (MEM) States: Tennessee. Southern history meets small-town charm in Franklin, Tennessee. Stroll the quaint Main Street in Franklin.
For more information on visiting Franklin, Tennessee, please contact the visitor Information Center directly at (615) 591-8514 or the Williamson County Convention and Vistors Bureau at (866) 253-9207 or www.visitfranklin.com.