Franklin County: A Destination for Millions

Tourism businesses thrive in Franklin County, Indiana. More than 2.5 million outdoor enthusiasts visit the county each year to enjoy the boating, horseback riding, shooting, watersports, and fishing at Brookville Lake. Below the dam, anglers will find some of the best fly fishing in the state. The county also draws thousands of visitors annually to its many festivals, including Metamora’s Canal Days and Old Time Music Festival along the historic Whitewater Canal, and the Oldenburg Freudenfest (link to, to name a few.

The county’s rural areas and small towns offer a quiet and peaceful lifestyle. Residents here enjoy all the modern amenities and easy access to big-city attractions in Cincinnati, Louisville, and Indianapolis – all less than two hours away.

Franklin County Schools boast a graduation rate of almost 92 percent, well above the state’s 88.9 percent average for the state. The county is also served by three regional Ivy Tech Community College Campuses in Lawrenceburg, Batesville, and Richmond and IU East in Richmond offering certificates and associate degrees that prepare students with the skills today’s employers need. Here, employers will find a local workforce characterized by its German heritage and strong work ethic.

Franklin County is located in the I-74 Corridor, which offers 80 miles of opportunity where businesses of all kinds thrive. Contact us today to see everything that’s waiting for your business here.


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