City of Franklin & Southampton County - Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc.
City of Franklin and Southampton County combined encompass a geographic area of over 600 square miles and are home to 26,000 of the 1.6 million people within the Hampton Roads region. The City of Franklin and Southampton County offer a business climate with a wide range of existing companies, skilled employees, educational opportunities, low tax rates, excellent transportation corridors and a charming small town feel. A rich economic heritage in manufacturing, forestry and agriculture set Franklin Southampton apart. Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. focuses on business attraction, retention of existing industry including small business development, entreprenurship and tourism.
Want to find out who won the STARTUP Downtown Franklin program? Listen to the participating businesses pitch their ideas and enjoy the awards presentation on June 14th. Network with other attendees and view the business showcase of the participating businesses. Read More