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Various types of employment and income producing opportunities are critical to long-term economic success in Franklin County.  Supporting new small businesses while growing and stabilizing existing small businesses is as important as recruiting and retaining high-profile corporate partners.  Both are job creators, support the community tax base and lay a foundation for increased entrepreneurship. This includes supporting family farmers who work to feed their families and yours. 

Franklin County has many resources that make it a desirable place to live and work. We have good schools that prepare our children for successful careers; a university that can enrich our community; affordable housing that provides stability and security for our families; a first-class library; strong houses of worship; beautiful parks and an award-winning hospital. Our location on the Kentucky River provides endless opportunities for fun and enjoyment.  We are also in a desirable position to take advantage of the I-64 corridor to build the economy and take advantage of national transportation, distribution and logistics.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Family farms

Small businesses

Community assets

Corporate partners