Fire Danger EmergencyDeclaration from Mayor Bob Scott
A Fire Danger Emergency has been declared within the jurisdiction of the Town of Franklin including extraterritorial jurisdiction. This declaration is effective beginning at 9:00 a.m. November 30th until further notice.
All Open Burning is banned.
Read the complete text of the Mayor's Declaration.
During this time of heightened awareness for public safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Franklin will keep our citizens and visitors up-to-date with a special portal devoted to Coronavirus information.
In addition to any precautions being taken by the Town of Franklin, NC, you will also find a list of resources to educate yourself on the latest news concerning this public health event.
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. We were recently named the 25th best city to live in North Carolina by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy our many festivals & events along with great shopping and services from our Downtown Merchants. 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!
PLEASE NOTE: In order to access online bill pay you will need your new account number and last amount paid. Surcharges apply.
Save time 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. Please note a new window will open.
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 notices for our community's input and participation. You'll find a complete listing of the latest Public Notices and additional information here.
From Pickin' on the Square to the World Famous Pumpkin Roll, you'll discover there is always something to in Franklin, NC.
The Town of Franklin sponsors many special events each year including PumpkinFest & Winter Wonderland. Downtown Merchants also host special events including Airing of the Quilts, Appalachian Heritage Festival and more. Click below to go to our special festivals & events website.