Franklin County

Noteworthy Characteristics


Easy Access to Attractive Opportunities


Franklin County offers the experience of rural living while still being in close proximity to the research, development, and educational assets that thrive in the nearby Raleigh-Durham metropolitan area and Research Triangle Park. With the presence of a strong infrastructure, healthcare services, educational opportunities, and an active community with business development incentives, Franklin County is an attractive site for a multitude of businesses.

Unique Developments and Contributions


Companies such as Novozymes North America, Eaton Corporation, Palziv North America, K-Flex USA and Captive-Aire Systems, have successfully opened Franklin County locations, propelled by the availability of talent in the area. See why so many successful counties call Franklin County home.

Infrastructure and Support


  • Close proximity to Raleigh-Durham International Airport
  • Home to Triangle North Executive Airport which boasts a 5,500-foot runway
  • Provides rail freight service to Raleigh and other major cities via CSX
  • Interstate 40, Interstate 95 and Interstate 85 are all easily accessible
  • Research Triangle Park is a 35-minute commute

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