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


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the

City Office is closed to the public,

employees will continue to answer phone calls and emails. 



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