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FRANKLINTON, NC COMMUNITY GUIDE Life in Franklinton, North Carolina

Discover why Franklinton is a great place to call home

Franklinton is a close-knit Franklin County community of about 1,745 residents as of the 2000 Census.

It was first established as Franklin Depot in 1839 before changing its name to Franklinton in 1842 when the town incorporated.

Since its incorporation, plenty has taken place within the borders of Franklinton.  For instance, the historic Sterling Cotton Mill is located there, which was founded by Samuel C. Vann.

The well-known textile and fabric manufacturer Burlington Industries, was also once located in Franklinton.

Today, the 1.1 square mile community is home to a large Novozymes plan, which employs nearly 500 people!

The plant’s biggest claim to fame is that it’s the largest multi-purpose enzyme manufacturing plant in the country!

Living in Franklinton

Franklinton doesn’t hold many recreational amenities itself, but there are plenty offered in the immediate vicinity, including:

  • Falls Lake
  • Falls Lake State Recreation Area
  • Kerr Lake State Recreation Area
  • And more!

Franklinton Interactive Community Guide

Homes For Sale in Franklinton

New Home Communities in Franklinton and Surrounding Areas

Franklinton Schools

One of the great advantages of buying a new Franklinton home is the education available. Excellent schools are here as well as charter schools, private schools, and other choices. You can feel good knowing that schools in Franklinton are considered exceptional places to learn.

What Are You Waiting For? Move to Franklinton Today!

Doesn’t this sound like an excellent community? If you agree, then please contact me, Jim Allen, and my team of Franklin County real estate experts, today.

We would love the opportunity to assist you by answering any questions you may have and offering you some valuable home buying resources. We’ll also tell you about available listings on this market.

What’s My Home Worth! Free Valuation!

Home prices in the Triangle area are rising! Find out what your home is worth? We have professional agents that can assist in evaluating your current home value and offering valuable home selling insight as well as listing resources.