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Located in The Smoky Mountains:

Franklin North Carolina, is the county seat to Macon County, Franklin is best kept secret of the North Carolina Mountains. Almost 70% of Macon County is national forest. Located at approximately 2,300 foot elevation and in the heart of the Little Tennessee River Valley, Franklin is protected to the east and west by the Cowee and Nantahala ranges of the Appalachians.

Franklin is a vacation, second home, relocation and retirement destination. People keep coming for is the simple way of life, the low density natural beauty and the tolerant and friendly people.

Franklin located within an easy drive to a number of larger cities. Only 2 hours away are Atlanta, GA, Knoxville TN, and Greenville, SC. Just an hour away is Gatlinburg, TN or Asheville, NC. 30 to 40 minutes away are theCasinos at Cherokee, Lake Chatuge, HighlandsCashiers and so much more.

Because nearly 70% of Macon County is national forest, there is a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities. Some of the more popular activities include Appaliachian Trail Zip-lining, whitewater rafting, canoeing/kayaking, fishing, water skiing, horseback riding, hiking, exploring the area's many waterfalls, bicycling, motor biking, camping, RVing, gem mining, and the list goes on and on.

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Franklin listings last updated Sep 22, 2017 12:40:pm.