ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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. 

Family farms

Small businesses

Community assets

Corporate partners

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.

 

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