Franklin Local Events
History of Franklin
The city of Franklin was founded October 26, 1799, by Abram Maury, Jr. (1766–1825), a state senator who is buried with his family in Founders Pointe. It was named after Benjamin Franklin, a close friend of Dr. Hugh Williamson, a member of the Continental Congress for whom Williamson County was named. Please use this page to find your franklin local events for planning family outings!
Franklin has grown from a very small, agricultural community into a strong blend of residential, commercial and corporate citizens.