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Welcome to Franklin County North Carolina

Located east of Wake County, Franklin County is statistically considered part of the Raleigh NC Metro area and is part of the Research Triangle.

Named for Benjamin Franklin, the county was formed in 1779. Louisburg, NC is the county seat.

Education in Franklin County

The Franklin County School system operates 16 schools throughout the county.

Students are served with modern curricula including "STEM" instruction, Career and Technical Education (CTE) and an Early College High School.

In addition to the county schools, Youngsville is home to the new Youngville Academy, a Charter School that opened in July 2015. There are also private school choices available.

Higher Education

Being a part of the greater Triangle area offers residents excellent opportunities for higher education close to home. Franklin County itself features Louisburg College and a satellite campus for Vance-Granville Community College.

Franklin County Libraries

Franklin County offers four library locations. These include:

  • Central Library (Louisburg)
  • Bunn Branch Library
  • Franklinton Branch Library
  • Youngsville Branch Library

In addition to the materials available at these branches, Franklin County is proudly part of the NC Cardinal Consortium. This means materials are available from all locations participating in the Cardinal System (about 25 other NC counties).

Working In Franklin County

Franklin County offers great opportunities now and for the future.

With small businesses, global manufacturers, and a large agricultural establishment, Franklin County offers a divers economic base. Numerous companies have selected Franklin County as their USA headquarters.

Recently the Triangle North Franklin site was designated a certified site. Triangle North Franklin is a 252 acre developement-ready business park adjacent to Triangle North Executive Airport in Louisburg, NC. The site's focus is on technology and aviation. The site is one of the Triangle North's set of four business parks with links to RTP

Franklin County Parks & Recreation

Pilot Lions Park in Franklin County NCThe county offers a number of recreation programs for both kids and adults. Residents also enjoy three county parks which are:

  • Franklinton Park
  • Moose Lodge Park
  • Pilot Lions Park

The towns within Franklin County also operate their own Parks & Recreation departments with beautiful parks and excellent programs.

Franklin County NC Real Estate

  • Population: 62,860
  • Household Median Income: $41,171
  • Unemployment: 5.70%
  • Median Resident Age: 39
  • Median Home Value: $123,000
  • Average Sold Price $140,000
  • Average Sale Price Per Square Foot $86

Buying Franklin County NC Homes For Sale

While the western portion of the Triangle area has seen heavy growth, eastern parts of the Greater Triangle area still offer steady growth and wonderful opportunities. Home buyers considering relocation to the Triangle area will find that Franklin County features a more rural landscape and boasts excellent real estate value for the money.

Franklin County home buyers will see a large selection of gorgeous historic homes, established neighborhoods, brand new neighborhoods with modern homes, and land for sale. 

Browse Homes For Sale in Franklin County NC

Take a closer look at the towns in Franklin County and explore homes for sale. For more details about a community or to request a showing of a property listing, contact the Five County Specialists at 919-887-5114.

Franklin County NC Towns

Selling Franklin County NC Real Estate

If you already live in Franklin County and are ready to sell your home, our team of real estate professionals has an amazing track record for selling homes quickly for as much money as possible. Contact your Five County Specialists at 919-887-5114. We'll help you find the value of your property so that we can price it correctly for the current Franklin County NC real estate market.

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