Franklin/Cool Springs (Williamson County)


Located just 22 miles from Nashville, Franklin/Cool Springs is one of the greatest places to live in Middle Tennessee.  Franklin offers an abundance of activities and special events.  There is are endless shops, restaurants and parks to keep you entertained.


Low angle view of a large front porch with furniture and potted plants. Vertical format.
Low angle view of a large front porch with furniture and potted plants. Vertical format.


Franklin offers an abundance of housing options.  From farms to urban communities, there is an option for everyone.   Not only is Franklin a hot spot for single family homes, it has also become a great area for investors.  Investment properties like Bed and Breakfasts have also been on the rise in Tennessee as this is a hot spot for tourism.


Parks and recreation

Franklin offers over 16 parks including active parks and historical parks.  With over 700 acres, each park offers their own unique character and amenities.  The parks offer playgrounds, picnic tables, shelter areas, sports fields, skateboarding, tennis, basketball facilities and fishing.  There are also two dog parks located in Franklin to let your four legged friends run.  For more information on parks and recreation in Franklin visit


Downtown FranklinShopping, Dining and Entertainment

If you love to hit the town, you’ll adore Franklin! There’s so much to explore, from 150+ modern stores and restaurants at The Cool Springs Galleria to the locally owned shops, restaurants and galleries of historic downtown Franklin. Experience movies, concerts and live theatre like never before at The Franklin Theatre, or turn to The Factory nearby. The property dates back to 1929 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, but today this retail and entertainment complex is a popular attraction and destination for shopping, dining and entertainment. From live musical concerts to a fresh farmer’s market, there is something for everyone at The Factory.

Local Events

Additionally, venues throughout Franklin, such as The Factory, and nearby historic sites, such as the Battle of Franklin, host great cultural events, which appeal to a variety of interests. Here is just a sample of Franklin’s most beloved local traditions:


Main Street Festival

Fourth of July


Dickens of a Christmas

Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival

Williamson County Fair

Battle of Franklin Illumination

Franklin Wine Festival

The Great Americana BBQ Festival

The Heritage Ball

Main Street Brewfest