Franklin is a growing suburban community in the Chicago-Milwaukee I-94 corridor. Situated in southwestern Milwaukee County, Franklin provides a strategic business location within easy driving distance of Milwaukee to the north, Chicago to the south, and Madison to the west.
Recognized among the Top 100 "Best Places to Live" by Money Magazine (August 2011 and August 2007), Franklin is the largest city in Wisconsin to attain more than a 10% population growth since the 2000 census. Franklin also has the highest growth rate of all cities in Southeastern Wisconsin with more than 20,000 population.
Franklin is well-positioned less than ten minutes from General Mitchell International Airport, serving 9.8 million passengers per year. Franklin also benefits from a superb highway transportation network, including four freeway interchanges from I-94, running parallel to the City's eastern boundary.
Franklin offers excellent local schools, both public and private, with average test scores that well exceed state and national averages. Many graduates of Franklin High School continue their education at 18 nearby colleges and universities.
Franklin is home to two championship caliber golf courses, downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing opportunities, as well as baseball, BMX biking, and other sports and entertainment opportunities at both indoor and outdoor facilities.