Franklin County, situated in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, is a natural setting for your business, your family, and your future. The fastest growing community in western Virginia, Franklin County boasts low costs of doing business, and unparalleled quality of life, and a special something that welcomes you home. The County is home to two magnificent lakes covering over 24,000 acres, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Eastern Gateway of the Crooked Road. Recreational opportunities about both on land and on water. Priority has always been placed on education in Franklin County. From award winning public schools, to the rapidly growing Ferrum College, to customized workforce training at the Franklin Center for Advanced Learning and Enterprise, quality life-long learning is available within our borders.