Many of the County Links
on the left will keep you specifically in Franklin County here in South-central Washington State
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Franklin County was formed in 1883, and is named after Benjamin Franklin. It is located in beautiful Eastern Washington. The largest city in Franklin county is Pasco, which is also where its historical courthouse and seat of the county government is located.
Take advantage of the ten premier golf courses, dozens of award winning wineries, museums, first-class shopping and abundant water recreation. The area average over 300 sunshine filled days per year making it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Points of interest include the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Overlook, the Columbia Drive--First Federal Highway in the Northwest and the Sacajawea State Park & Interpretive Center, which features the story of Sacajawea, the journeys of Lewis & Clark, and native American history.
Along the Columbia River you can view American White Pelicans, Osprey, Great Blue Heron, Mule Deer, and many other spectacular animals that still inhabit this unspoiled natural sanctuary. Learn the history of the former Hanford and White Bluffs townsites, the historic Manhattan Project and the geology of an area only accessible by boat.
The Yakama Nation Cultural Center in Toppenish
teaches the culture of the Yakama Indian Nation. Enjoy Pow Wows, colorful dances, and the rich culture of this proud people. Adjacent RV park offers tepee rentals, and the cultural center gift shop offers quality Native American Indian crafts.