A house and the adjacent lighthouse.

Franklin County

Rustic Coastal Living with an Edge for Relaxation

From Alligator Point on down to the Apalachicola Bay and St. George Island, Franklin County is brimming with boutique shops, a flourishing art and theatre scene, and an energetic, waterfront nightlife. Step back in time at Apalachicola’s historic district with over 900 homes, sites and buildings listed on its National Register. Cities like Carrabelle and Eastpoint are quaint, authentic boating and fishing communities with a unique rustic charm.

Known as Florida’s Forgotten Coast because of the untouched beaches that lend themselves as a peaceful escape from big city life, Franklin County offers opportunities to relax, unwind and explore the region’s rich maritime history.

SAT Scores Highest average in Florida (Franklin County Schools) Florida’s Great Northwest
570,000 Acres of Apalachicola National Forest
11,500+ Population in Franklin County Florida’s Great Northwest
90% of Florida’s oysters are produced in Apalachicola Bay Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce

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