warmly welcoming residents since 1870

Welcome to franklin- the best of the good life

Nestled in the rolling hills of the Great Plains of America’s Midwest near the Republican River, Franklin is a city where you know you can count on your neighbor. With abundant resources for the discerning modern professional, our community is a wonderful place to work and raise a family.

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Modern Amenities

Franklin is up to speed with the rest of the world! Recent infrastructure investments have brought fiber optic internet access with speeds up to 1 Gig to our community, opening a world of possibilities.

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Welcoming Atmosphere

When you live, work or spend time in Franklin, you'll find a smiling face at every corner. It's our mission to make everyone feel welcome here, and it's truly amazing to have neighbors that know you and have your back.

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Fantastic Education

Our community has access to an outstanding education system, thanks to Franklin Public Schools! FPS offers amazing staff and amenities for its students, and they take pride in providing a top-notch education.

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taking care of our community

What We Provide Our Residents

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resources for current & prospective residents

Come Home to a community that cares - learn more about franklin

We believe that it's the people that live and work here that make Franklin such a great place to live! We're proud to call Franklin home, and it's our mission to ensure that you are too. From our modern amenities, to our amazing residents, to the rolling hills and beautiful landscape, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

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city council members

working toward a brighter future for franklin

Our City Council members and the City's staff work hard to ensure the future success of Franklin, its many small businesses and residents. Council meetings are held once a month on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm. If you'd like to add an item to the agenda, please click the link below.

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the history of franklin

Strength, Optimism & resilience for over 150 years

Over the years, the City of Franklin has endured and overcome many obstacles, including a disastrous fire wiping out one third of the business district, economic downturns, a diphtheria epidemic, a tornado, droughts, and major floods. However, the resilience, optimism, pride and pioneer spirit still abound in the community, now and for the future.

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the latest news around town

read the latest from the city, and stay up to date on local happenings

The official blog for the City of Franklin is the place where you can check for important updates, local news and press releases from the Mayor and City Council.

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