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A Hidden Gem of the Triangle Region

Though Franklin County has only 5 municipalities — Bunn, Centerville, Franklinton, Louisburg, and Youngsville — there's so much to love about this area. This county is a beautiful blend of suburban small towns and rural landscapes, and community is the center of attention.

Residents love living here because of the laid-back and welcoming atmosphere, but the convenient commute to Downtown Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, Durham, and Chapel Hill is a bonus.

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It's a Relaxed Way of Life

When you take the time to explore Franklin County, you'll find yourself falling in love with the area. People take the time to say "hello" to each other and strike up a conversation, and neighbors know each other by name. Locally owned restaurants are known for their good food and great people, and the farms are a favorite destination for fresh produce and old-fashioned fun.

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The Local Economy is Growing

Local businesses are the focus of the economy, though you will find major corporations in Franklin County like CenturyLink and Novozymes. Though Research Triangle Park is not far from the area, residents can find employment at several office or industrial parks within Franklin County, including the Triangle North Franklin park and Franklin Park Industrial Center.


There's More to Do Here

Residents may have easy access to the big-city excitement in Raleigh, but that doesn't mean they can't enjoy fun at home. Franklin County is known for its community-centered festivals, and you don't want to miss these local favorites:

  • Alert Fourth of July Parade
  • Justice Tractor Show
  • Person Place Preservation Society's Brunswick Stew & Bake Sale
  • Pickin 'n Grinnin
  • PreddyFest Bluegrass Festival
  • Vollmer Farm Blueberry Music Festival

Franklin County Profile

Population (2014 Estimate): 62,860

Population Change Since 2010: 3.7%

Housing Units (2010): 26,577

Median Home Value: $127,200

Commute to Downtown Raleigh: 50 min.

Commute to Research Triangle Park: 1 hr.


Franklin County Real Estate Information

Franklin County is a unique place to live in North Carolina. Residents love its small-town atmosphere and rural way of life yet also enjoy convenient to big-city amenities. And there are plenty of great communities in Franklin County that you'll love to call home.

Have you found a property you're interested in? Call me directly at 919-426-3037 or email me at ttwitty@aol.com and we can schedule a showing.

Franklin County Real Estate Resources

The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the IDX© Program of the Triangle Multiple Listing Services, Inc. of Cary. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Barrett Realty are marked with the IDX© logo or the IDX© thumbnail logo and the detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers.
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