Franklin County

World renowned for its natural beauty, Franklin County’s coastal communities of Apalachicola, St. George Island, Carrabelle, and East Point offer miles of uncrowded, pristine white sand beaches, acres of national and state forests, and countless quaint shops and restaurants. Part of the “Forgotten Coast,” St. George Island beaches have been ranked among the most beautiful in the world.

Franklin County schools continue to improve student performance, culminating this year in the county's students receiving the highest average SAT scores in the state of Florida. 



Top Reasons

  • The Apalachicola Regional Airport
  • One of ten counties in the Northwest Florida Rural Area of Opportunity eligible to offer additional incentives to new and expanding industries through Opportunity Florida.
  • Franklin County has the largest river in Florida, the Apalachicola River, flowing into the most productive bay in the state of Florida, the Apalachicola Bay.
  • Franklin County Schools offer Career Academies and STEM initiatives to prepare tomorrow’s workforce.
  • Franklin County has plans to develop a 50-acre industrial park near the airport.
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