Live, Work, and Play for a Lifetime!
Only twenty minutes south of Indianapolis, Franklin is an exciting blend of tradition and innovation. 
Franklin has a rich history, dating back to its founding in 1823. Our downtown boasts traditional main street shops, coffeehouses and restaurants, and the outstanding academic institution of Franklin College. Victorian mansions line King and Jefferson streets, and our trails provide plenty of opportunities for a quiet walk or a scenic jog.

Franklin is also a city on the move. It is home to a state-of-the-art high school, a bustling night life, and nonprofit groups that work hard to advance our quality of life. Our pro-business attitude and strategic location have attracted companies globally, including seven Japanese corporations.

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City of Franklin, Indiana - Government shared Mutual Savings Bank's post.

Congratulations to Bob Heuchan on his retirement and his many accomplishments over his career in banking! Thank you for your service to our community!
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Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate Bob's upcoming retirement! There was a packed house the whole time. Thanks to Kroger for the party trays, JP Parker for the flowers and DJ's Sweet Retreat for the cookies--they are Bob's favorite.

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City of Franklin, Indiana - Government shared Franklin Performing Arts Center's event.

Make sure to follow the link below to get your tickets to "A Very Electric Christmas" at Franklin Performing Arts Center tomorrow!
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City of Franklin, Indiana - Government shared The Historic Artcraft Theatre's event.

After you get your fill of Christmas movies, make sure to head to The Historic Artcraft Theatre to see this Elvis Presley flick! The City of Franklin LOVES Elvis, and we hope you join us on Jan. 5th and 6th!
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City of Franklin, Indiana - Government shared KORN Country 100.3 FM's video.

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Mayor Barnett wishes you all a happy Friday!!! 😁
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"Can I put on the headphones so I can hear my favorite song?" - Mayor Steve Barnett of City of Franklin, Indiana - Government Hope your Friday is "Mayor Steve listening to his favorite song" status! #FriYAY #YouBrokeUpWithMe @walkerhayes #KORNMorningShow #RoadShow

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The Franklin Community High School Mayor's Youth Leadership Council received their first big donation ($2,000) from the Franklin Elk's 1818 today! Thank you for your generous gift!

The design for the Inclusive Playground project is posted below. The Youth Council will be hosting a community build for all donors and community members in May of 2018. It is a great opportunity for you or your organization to support a project that will have a great impact on our County. The Youth Council's fundraising letter is posted below and explains how to donate. Make sure when you go to the Johnson County Community Foundation website to donate you type in "Franklin Parks and Recreation Fund" 😀Thank you for your consideration!
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