Southern Living released their list of the top ten "Best Small Towns" in the United States and Franklin, Tennessee made it on the list. This is a suburb of Nashville full of southern charm. Whether you're searching for upscale housing or a community full of history, this is a great choice. Those relocating to the Nashville area will certainly want to put Franklin at the top of their list.
The community includes a quaint downtown area with the historic Main Street and a blend of locally owned shops and chain restaurants. Whether you enjoy searching for antiques or shopping at small boutiques, this downtown provides a little bit of everything. It's found just 20 miles to the south of Nashville's International Airport and provides some of the most desirable neighborhoods in the area.
Families will love the small town feel with the big city just down the road. Whether you plan to commute to Nashville for work or you just prefer a smaller community, you can get exactly what you need from Franklin. Some have even called the downtown, America's Favorite Main Street.
Along with the small town feel, children receive a great education in Franklin. Many of the elementary, middle and high schools are rated as a 10/10 on greatschools.org. The test scores of the schools in the area are far better than the average of the state and parents can even choose one of the 41 private schools, if they prefer.
Residents of this suburb of Nashville enjoy plenty of fun, free events throughout the year. Whether you love art or you just want to be a part of the community festivals, there's something for everybody.
As one of the best cities for historic preservation, Franklin provides more than just a great place to live. Visitors flock to the area for the history, beautiful scenery and the overall American feel of the town. If you're relocating, Franklin might just be the perfect mix of charm, location and history for your family.
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