Introduction to Franklin, Kentucky
Franklin, Kentucky, in Simpson county, is 40 miles N of Nashville, Tennessee.
The city of Franklin is a county seat of Simpson County and is located in the Pennyroyal region. Franklin County was created by the Legislature of Kentucky in the year 1794, out of parts of Wood - Ford, Mercer, and Shelby counties. The city was named in the honor of distinguished patriot and Statesman, Benjamin Franklin. It was in the year 1795, Franklin was announced the eighteenth Kentucky county.
Franklin and nearby Attractions
- Chattahoochee National Forest
- National Corvette Museum
- Jefferson Davis Monument State Historic Site
- Lake Malone State Park
- City Park
Things To Do In Franklin
The Jefferson Davis Monument State Historic Site introduces tourists to the history of the county. Tourists can also take a stroll around the City Park which provides facilities of camping and pick. The Chattahooche National Forest is a bed of rich vegetation which tourists can visit. The National Corvette Museum is also worth visiting for its historical significance.
The Nashville International Airport offers air transportation facilities.
Franklin Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued from Western Kentucky University, Tennessee State University, Fisk University, and Vanderbilt University.