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Welcome to Franklin, Ohio

Nestled off I-75 and the Great Miami River, Franklin is a small community located midway between Cincinnati and Dayton. This area boasts a quaint downtown, a segment of the 57-mile Great Miami River Recreational Trail, and numerous community events. Founder General William C. Schenck named the village of Franklin after Benjamin Franklin when the area was settled in the late 1700s.

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Franklin, Ohio Quick Facts

community population

Population (2015 est.): 11,783
Population Change: 0.1%
City Size: 9 sq.mi.

public school district

School District: Franklin City Schools

government building

Local Government: Warren County

Discover Your Ideal Lifestyle in Franklin

Franklin boasts a small-town way of life. Home to just over 11,000 residents, this area is a tightly knit community, where residents can get to know one another while enjoying the municipal pool, attending annual events like Thunder on the River motorcycle bike night, and supporting downtown businesses. While all the amenities of Dayton and Cincinnati are within easy reach, Franklin residents can enjoy just as many experiences within town limits.

Spotlights of Franklin

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FallFest & The Great 4th Street Pumpkin Roll

Celebrate the season with food, rides, pie eating contests, and the locally famous pumpkin roll. Buy one of Kleather's Famous Pumpkins, roll it down a giant hill, and compete with your neighbors to see whose pumpkin stays intact!

popular place to visit

Downtown Franklin

Franklin's Main Street is a destination for community fun. In addition to shopping local, residents can take part in events like the Downtown Saturday Night car show and the Downtown Franklin Community Farmers' Market.

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Great Miami River Trail

Bike along the river for just a few miles in Franklin limits, or test your endurance on the entire long-distance trail. The Great Miami River Trail spans 57 miles from Franklin to Piqua.

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Other Popular Events

Can't get enough of Franklin's community celebrations? In addition to the FallFest and car show, be sure to attend the 4th of July Parade, Easter Egg Hunt, and Memorial Day Parade.

properties in this community

Charming Homes

You can easily find your ideal home in Franklin. Real estate options range from cozy 1-bedroom houses to 5-bedroom custom homes and everything in between.

new real estate developments

New Construction

Want a new home that's move-in ready? There are new construction homes available in Franklin! If you find a home you like, contact William J. Furlong for a showing.

Contact William J. Furlong

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