Where to live near Nashville: Franklin, TN

Located in Williamson County, about 20 miles south of downtown Nashville, Franklin, TN, is home to almost 65,000 people that are surrounded by history, architecture, nature, entertainment and commerce.  The area of downtown Franklin is built around a town square located at 3rd Avenue and Main Street (U.S. Route 31), and is located in zip code 37064.

Franklin has become known for shopping and eating as well.  An idyllic main street is vibrant, filled with boutiques, antique shops, and shoppers. The Factory at Franklin is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and includes restaurants, antiques shops, art galleries, one-of-a-kind retail stores, culinary school, theater, working artisans, farmer’s market and much more. For a traditional shopping experience, there’s always CoolSprings Galleria.

Franklin, TN, is home to many equestrian estates...a horse lover's paradise!

Franklin, TN, is home to many equestrian estates…a horse lover’s paradise!

Many people associate the majestic rolling hills in and around Franklin, TN, with horses. There are many horse shows, horse farms, and associated businesses in the area.

The Nashville area is fortunate to have many famous people and celebrities living in its metro area. Franklin is a popular place for large estate homes for celebrities such as:

Steven Curtis Chapman

Ashley Judd

George Jones

Lee Greenwood

Franklin has lovely homes in many price ranges, including these three homes for sale in Franklin:

A traditional, new home for sale in Franklin, TN.  Please click on the image to see more photos and information on 2007 Barclay Lane, Franklin, TN, listed at $350,000.

A traditional, new home for sale in Franklin. Please click on the image to see more photos and information on 2007 Barclay Lane, Franklin, TN, listed at $350,000.

An historic home for sale in downtown Franklin. 302 3rd Ave. South is offered at $799,000 by Chris Mannino of The Lipman Group Sotheby's International Realty.

An historic home for sale in downtown Franklin. 302 3rd Ave. South is offered at $799,000 by Chris Mannino of The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty.

Misty Meadows is an equestrian estate for sale in Franklin, TN.  Offered at $2,495,000. Click on the image for more photos and information on 3100 Del Rio Pike Franklin,TN, 37064.

Misty Meadows is an equestrian estate for sale in Franklin, TN. Offered at $2,495,000. Click on the image for more photos and information on 3100 Del Rio Pike Franklin,TN, 37064.

Nashville's grand estate, Eagle's Rest, is for sale for $27,500,000. Listed by The Lipman Group Sotheby's International Realty

Franklin’s grand estate, Eagle’s Rest, is for sale for $27,500,000. Listed by The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty