Between Birmingham, Memphis, and Nashville, Franklin County anchors the southern edge of the Appalachian Mountain foothills and with that comes an abundance of spectacular outdoor leisure opportunities. If you are looking for a comfortable, safe, and affordable place to live, Franklin County may be the place for you. Some of the friendliest people in the world are from Franklin County!
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FISHING, CAMPING, & OUTDOORS
The Bear Creek Development Authority is a system of four lakes and their surrounding woodlands near Russellville, Alabama. The lakes offer trophy fishing, boating, sand beaches, group pavilions, designated swimming areas, hunting, developed camping, picnicking and hiking. A 30-mile canoe float stream is located between Upper Bear and Big Bear Reservoirs. Rated as one of the best floatways in Alabama.
Our temporary escape is now our home.
“We came to Franklin County for years to enjoy its natural beauty, outdoors and lifestyle…always welcoming, peaceful, and relaxing. Our temporary escape is now our home. A mile equals a minute here so we have access to all our needs, the area’s attractions and anywhere we want to go is stress-free. My wife and I are happy, healthy, and relaxed here in Sweet Home Alabama.”
- Scott Mugno
purchased property/home 13 years ago and retired to Franklin County 2 ½ years
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Art on the Lake
Held alongside beautiful Lake Guntersville, this event features over 100 fine artists and craftsmen…
Arts and crafts will be on display for two days in April when the St. Bernard Abbey and Prep School…
Panoply Arts Festival
Music, art, and fireworks are in store the last weekend in April when the annual Panoply Arts…
Cruise & Croon
Presented by the All American Cruisers, Cruise and Croon welcomes locals and visitors to the…
Cullman Strawberry Festival
- Cullman Strawberry Festival
- Recurring on the 1st Saturday of May
Alabama’s longest-running strawberry festival, the Cullman Strawberry Festival promises plenty of…
Date May 12, 2023 Event Starts 7:30 PM Apollo South Open 5:00 PM Doors Open 6:00 PM Ticket Prices…
For King + Country: What Are We Waiting For? The Tour Part II
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Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo
MAY 19-20, 2023 Considered the largest outdoor rodeo east of the Mississippi, the Limestone…
Annual Arley Day Festival, Car Show and Parade
ARLEY DAY FESTIVAL, CAR SHOW & PARADE May 20, 2023 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Hamner Park, Helicon…
The North Alabama community of Brilliant pays tribute to its roots in the coal mining industry with…
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