Location, Location, Location!

Franklin, Kentucky is conveniently located on Interstate 65, just 45 minutes north of Nashville, Tennessee and 20 minutes south of Bowling Green, the Home of Western Kentucky University. Franklin has been honored as one of the 50 Best Small Southern Towns*. Lewis Memorial is located about 3 minutes north of Franklin's nostalgic town square. The square features brick sidewalks, family-run shops and a beautiful courthouse lawn including a fountain and a band shell for concerts with the 125-year-old courthouse in the center. The square hosts several special events throughout the year.


Along Main Street you can easily find drug stores that still deliver; cleaners that deliver; banks; several physicians and dentists; a first-class hospital, The Medical Center of Franklin; grocery stores; a comprehensive library complete with a large print selection and audio books (whose bookmobile regularly visits LewisLewis Memorial Home location for great senior choices Memorial providing personalized service); large shopping chains (such as a super Wal-Mart) and a variety of local specialty stores. Visitors to Lewis Memorial have their choice of national chain motels. Franklin residents enjoy a variety of restaurants; antique malls and art gallery; no traffic congestion; the Country Club golf course (just across the street from the Home) and  also PGA Kenny Perry's Country Creek golf course which is conveniently located in Franklin; a drive-in theater; taxi service; historical museums; and special events such as horse racing, county fair, car shows, bingo, music festivals and concerts for young and old alike.


*Book by Gerald Sweitzer & Kathy Fields


Community Links Of Interest

City of Franklin, Kentucky

First United Methodist Church of Franklin

Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce

   (also: Chamber's Health Care Services list)

Franklin Kentucky Tourism

Franklin Favorite Newspaper

The Medical Center at Franklin

Driving Directions & Map

From Nashville -
I-65 N. (est. 40 miles)
Take the US-31W exit, Exit 2
Turn left going north into Franklin
Go 6.9 miles


From Bowling Green-
Take US-31W South (est. 18 miles)


From Louisville -
I-65 S. (est. 115 miles)
Take the KY-100 exit, Exit 6
Turn right onto KY-100 W.
Go 3.2 miles



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