Franklin Minnesota Click to link to Catfish Days

Welcome to the City of Franklin, Minnesota's Catfish Capital! Franklin is located on State Highway 19 overlooking the beautiful Minnesota River Valley. Franklin hosts its annual Catfish Derby Days the 4th weekend in July. The area businesses and residents are known for their friendliness - visitors are welcome.

Photos supplied by Deb Tonak & Josh Robertson



There is a vacancy on the City Council.

The council will appoint an eligible person

to fill this 2-year term.  Please contact

City Hall by January 14, 2019 if interested.