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Franklin Trail Days Celebration• Historic Franklin, North Carolina

Franklin, NC is located in the southwestern corner of North Carolina in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Our location puts us in the center of it all! We just over two hours north of Atlanta, Georgia and an hour west of Asheville, NC.

From Asheville: Take I-40 West to Exit 27 (23 South/74 West). Follow to Exit 81 (U.S. 441/23 South). Approximately 65 miles.

From Atlanta, GA: Follow I-85 North to I-985. Left on I-985 which becomes 23/365 North. 23/365 becomes 23/441 North. Follow to Franklin. pproximately 125 miles.

From Greenville, SC: Follow US 123 South to Westminster. Turn right onto US76 West toward Clayton, GA. Turn right at GA15/US441/US 76. Follow into Franklin. Stay straight on 441 Business.

From Knoxville, TN: I-40 East to Exit 20 (Hwy 276 South). Stay on 276 until reaching 23/74 South. Follow to Exit 81 (U.S. 441/23 South). Approximately 130 miles.

More information can be obtained by calling 828-524-2516


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