WELCOME TO FRANKLIN COUNTY, one of Virginia’s fastest growing counties comprised of communities that continue to value their farms, forests, waters, and cultural heritage. You can discover and choose from a diverse selection of attractions, from outdoor adventures like boating, camping and hiking, to cultural and historic experiences such as visiting the Blue Ridge Institute at Ferrum College or catching one of the many local musical performances. We hope you get a chance to enjoy the many scenic corners of our community where every side road opens up new vistas, views, and quiet moments for those tired of crowds, long lines, and clutter.



Franklin County Agricultural Fair: The Franklin County Agricultural Fair will officially return Sept. 10-13, 2014 at the
Franklin County Recreation Park, 2150 Sontag Road in Rocky Mount.


15th Annual Warren Street Festival : The 15th Annual Warren Street Festival is a celebration of Warren Street and its history in Franklin County. The two-day festival at the Rocky Mount Farmerís Market includes food, gospel and R&B music, activities, a car show and parade. READ MORE >>>

Harvester Performance Center hosts The Bacon Brothers : The Bacon Brothers with opener Cindy Alexander will perform at Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount on Tuesday, August 5 at 8:00 p.m.

In the late 1960s, Kevin and Michael Bacon were just two brothers growing up playing music together. READ MORE >>>

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