Franklin

The City of Franklin was founded October 26, 1799 and was named after Benjamin Franklin, a close friend of Dr. Hugh Williamson, a member of the Continental Congress for whom Williamson County was named. Just a short drive is Nashville.

The area of downtown Franklin is built around a town square located at 3rd Avenue and Main Street (U.S. Route 31). Located at the center of the square there is a Civil War Monument. The monument is a lone Confederate soldier standing guard on top of a pillar overlooking the center of town.

Per 2010 census:
Population: 62,487
Median household income:  $62,487

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