Take a look at how the population, home prices and more changed in Franklin over five years

Williamson County Courthouse
The city of Franklin is home to the Williamson County seat./ (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Franklin is home to the Williamson County seat./ (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

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The city of Franklin has seen a population increase of nearly 9,000 residents since 2014, according to 2018 five-year estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Community Survey. Scroll through the images above to see how the area has changed in recent years.

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By Wendy Sturges

A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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Graduation
Applications for Williamson County fair scholarships due April 1

Since 2013, the Williamson County Fair Board has given almost $32,000 in scholarships to over 20 local high school students.

Business closures in Tennessee have led to tens of thousands of jobs lost. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Unemployment in Tennessee up 1,300%; state working to partner unemployed workers with new jobs

State officials are working to help those recently unemployed due to coronavirus.

Medical Supply Donation
Nashville-based nonprofit donates supplies to Middle Tennessee hospitals

Healing Hands International is helping local hospitals with medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The pho at Vui's Kitchen is made with bone broth simmered for 12 hours. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)
Vui's Kitchen to open location in Cool Springs

The eatery will open in a new development near Carothers Parkway.

(Courtesy city of Brentwood)
Brentwood approves $5.2M for new park, Windy Hill Farm to be preserved

Following an agreement between landowners and the city, the land will not be developed.

Faden Design Studios owner Romy McCloskey is in the process of making face masks for area residents in need. (Courtesy Romy McCloskey)
Interested in face masks to fight coronavirus? Check out our coverage here

Medical providers and the general public alike are taking precautions against the coronavirus, and facemasks are often in demand by residents in many parts of the U.S.

FRB Parks Guide
Park Guide: 26 public parks to visit in Williamson County

Both Franklin and Brentwood are rich with parks and trails featuring a number of viewsheds, amenities and historic sites.

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Metro Nashville Public Schools, Williamson County Schools to close until at least April 27

Nashville will launch additional educational programing April 6.

Mayor Ken Moore announced a “Stay at Home” order on March 24 in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, or coronavirus, in the city. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)
City of Franklin issues stay at home order to take effect March 25

The order will close all nonessential businesses in the city for seven days beginning at 12:01 a.m. March 25

Waves provides jobs, in part, through its office recycling program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. (Courtesy Waves Inc.)
Waves Inc. provides support, empowers people with disabilities

The nonprofit was founded more than 40 years ago.

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