In 1940, LIFE Magazine showcased Franklin Indiana in a photo essay depicting a typical Saturday night in an ideal American small town. Over 70 years later, Franklin has grown tremendously. In fact, the population of the “small town” has quadrupled since that time and is now a thriving suburban city composed of a multitude of retail, dining, and entertainment options. Franklin is also now home to several international companies, and its residential housing options have broadened greatly. From small condominiums to large newly constructed single-family homes, buyers of homes for sale in Franklin Indiana have many options. Located just 20 miles south of Indianapolis and 90 miles north of Louisville Kentucky, Franklin real estate can be found in a geographic space of approximately 13 square miles. As with much of the real estate in Johnson County, houses for sale in Franklin Indiana are very popular and hold great value.
Franklin Homes for Sale
Named after Benjamin Franklin, the city of Franklin has a wonderful downtown with many older, yet well-maintained homes lining brick streets. In addition, there are several quaint boutiques, coffee shops, and restaurants for residents to enjoy. As the county seat of Johnson County, Franklin is home to the Johnson County Courthouse which serves as a community landmark. Franklin prides itself on being the home of Franklin College, a four year private liberal arts college that was established in 1838.
Those who purchase Franklin homes for sale have easy access to many parks, including Province Park which spans over 50 acres. Many of the parks in Franklin are connected to one another through a system of walking trails. To view homes for sale in Franklin Indiana, use the map-based property search below, or contact us today.
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