FRANKLIN COUNTY, Tennessee, is a place like no other. It provides a time of peace and relaxation to thousands of guests from all over the country. While its lakes, nature, things to do, and businesses make this county fun, it’s the people who make it memorable. The Good News inside our county is worth sharing.
Decherd: 86 miles from Nashville, Tennessee, sits Decherd of Franklin County. The population is just over 2,400 people in the town. It’s a perfect middle point resting in the triangle of Nashville; Chattanooga; and Huntsville, Alabama. The three main employers help keep the local economy alive: Nissan Powertrain Assembly, Kroger, and Henley Supply & Millworks. The two city parks provide a great place for a family picnic, walking trail, and playgrounds to enjoy.
Estill Springs: Join a little league baseball team and visit the monthly horse shows. There’s also pee wee football and many other events throughout the year. It’s the good times like these that make it easy to call Estill home. The natural drinking water has generations of history. The water whispers tales from centuries before.
Huntland: You won’t find a better sunset than on your drive through Huntland, Tennessee. As a part of Franklin County, it is one of the most untouched areas with a population just under 900 people. Our town was able to recently improve the local park and playgrounds with almost a million dollars in grants from BlueCross BlueShield. The town was established in the early 1900s by Clinton Armstrong Hunt. Take in the good views and the hometown feel.
Sherwood: Technically an unincorporated community, Sherwood rests at the north end of Crow Creek Valley in Franklin County. It is just 13 miles southeast of Winchester, Tennessee. Generations of people have happy memories of family, friends, and baseball here in Sherwood. The Crow Creek, which flows from Lost Cove Cave, offers a local and natural swimming environment. Other notable locations in Sherwood include Posey Field, Sinking Cove, and the Crow Creek Valley Volunteer Fire Department and Station.
Find the thing that makes your heart happy. And like always, share joy with your neighbors. -GN