Welcome to Franklinton, Louisiana Welcome to the Town of Franklinton. Town Hall, with all of its services, is readily accessible to you on this website. It is our goal to develop a comprehensive and valuable resource for anyone seeking information about our Town. The staff at Town Hall is always eager to assist you. We strive to make Franklinton a wonderful place to live, to raise a family, and to do business. Franklinton is located in Washington Parish approximately 70 miles north of New Orleans. Although we're one of the fastest growing communities on the Northshore, we still offer a small town way of living. Larger cities are just a few miles away. Come visit our downtown shops and eat at our local restaurants to enjoy real country cooking. Our friendly residents will make you feel right at home. Franklinton is home to the Washington Parish Fair each October. It’s considered to be the largest free fair in the country and offers something for people of all ages. Bring a canoe or a tube and take a trip down the scenic Bogue Chitto River or visit the Historic Varnado Store Museum. Franklinton has 10 houses and buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Whether you plan to visit, raise a family or retire here, Franklinton is a great place that will meet your needs. We hope this site helps you learn more about Franklinton and everything it has to offer. If you have more questions don’t hesitate to contact us. We hope you’ll visit us soon and enjoy everything Franklinton has to offer you!