Nestled in the southeastern section of Virginia in the eastern Hampton Roads region is the community of Southampton County and the City of Franklin.
The region affords its populace of 25,828 (17,482/County, 8,346/City) a beautiful, vast rural landscape in proximity to several major highways, educational institutions, medical facilities and recreational areas.
With close proximity to larger cities, such as Richmond, Norfolk and Williamsburg, residents can enjoy small-town living with big-city amenities nearby. All of this and more have made Franklin and Southampton an attractive site to live, work or visit. Look around and see what makes this area so special. Spend a weekend ... or a lifetime.