Franklin, Tennessee






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A Taste of Franklin, Tennessee

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT FRANKLIN?
  1. Franklin   is a city within and the county seat of Williamson County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 62,487 as of the 2010 census. Franklin is located approximately 20 miles south of downtown Nashville.

  2. Historic downtown Franklin:  The area of downtown Franklin is built around a town square located at 3rd Avenue and Main Street (U.S. Route 31). Located at the center of the square there is a Civil War Monument. There are also several historic homes located in this area.

  3. In addition to the historical sites located in downtown Franklin, many businesses make this area their home. Main Street is filled with boutiques and a variety of eateries.

  4. In November 1864, the Second Battle of Franklin of the Civil War took place, with the first fifteen minutes being the most bloody fifteen minutes in all of American history.

  5. Main Street Festival:  Franklinís Main Street Festival is a street festival that brings more than 200 artisans & crafters, four stages, two carnivals and two food courts to the historic Franklin Square and Downtown District. Arts and crafts booths line Main Street from First to Fifth Avenue.

  6. The median income for a household in the city was $65,506, and the median income for a family was $69,431 (these figures had risen to $74,914 and $87,125 respectively as of a 2007 estimate).

Radio Stations


WAYQ 88.3 FM Clarksville, TN Christian Contemporary
WAYM 88.7 FM Spring Hill, TN Christian Contemporary
WMOT 89.5 FM Murfreesboro, TN Jazz
WQQK 92.1 FM Goodlettsville, TN Urban Contemporary
WUBT 101.1 FM Russellville, KY Hip Hop
WKOM 101.7 FM Columbia, TN Oldies
W271AB (WPRT) 102.1 FM Nashville, TN Top-40
WPRT 102.5 FM Pegram, TN Top-40
WGFX 104.5 FM Gallatin, TN Sports
WVRY 105.1 FM Waverly, TN Christian Contemporary
WNFN 106.7 FM Millersville, TN Top-40
WRVW 107.5 FM Lebanon, TN Top-40
WNSR 560 AM Brentwood, TN Sports
WQZQ 830 AM Goodlettsville, TN Gospel Music
WVOL 1470 AM Berry Hill, TN Urban Contemporary
WLAC 1510 AM Nashville, TN News/Talk

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Demographics of Franklin, Tennessee

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

84.53%

10.35%

0.24%

1.61%

4.84%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Franklin, Tennessee


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. A Place in the Sun Hair Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -   209 S. Royal Oaks Blvd Ste 140 Franklin, TN 37067 (615) 591-7585   - (reviews)

  2. In Vu Hair Studio -  Category: Hair Salons -  1896 General George Patton Drive Franklin, TN 37067-4602 (615) 794-8444  - (visit website)

  3. Velvet Trim Hair & Skin Spa -  Category: Hair Salons -   625 Bakers Bridge Rd Franklin, TN 37067 (615) 807-2177   - (reviews)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. African American Heritage Soc -  Category: Services -   Franklin, TN 37065 (615) 794-2270

  2. Darell Waltrip Honda -  Category: Services -  Sales Consultant/ Advisor, for new and certified pre-owned Honda , Volvo , and Subaru vehicles.   1430 Murefreesboro Rd. Franklin, TN (615) 791-1101  - (visit website)

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE

  1. McLemore House African-American Museum -  Category: Museum -   446 11th Ave. N. Franklin, TN 37064 (615) 794-2270

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Bishop's Meat and Three -  Category: Soul Food -   3065 Mallory Ln #115 Franklin, TN 37067 (615) 771-9432   - (reviews)

  2. Fry Factor / Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   96 New Hwy, Franklin, TN 37064 (888) 272-3551

  3. Old School Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1103 Shawnee Drive Franklin, TN 37064-3435 (615) 790-7569

  4. So Smooth Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food -   100 Powder Mill Dr. Franklin, TN 37067 (615) 591-1600

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


The Civil Rights Experience 2011 | Strong Tower Bible Church, Franklin TN

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CHURCHES



  1. Church Of God In Christ International Mass Choir -  Franklin, Tennessee  - (visit website)

  2. Shorter Chapel -  255 Natchez Franklin, TN 37064 (615) 790-0611

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Pumpkinfest
    Held in October,

    Franklin's Pumpkinfest, an annual fundraiser for the Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County, is held each year on the Saturday before Halloween, with many Halloween-themed activities. Music, children's amusements, local artisans and food are the primary entertainment.


  2. Wine Down Main Street
    Takes place in November

    A unique wine tasting event that takes place along historic Main Street in Franklin, Tennessee on the first Friday in November. This annual event is a benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Franklin/Williamson County.


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