A place your business can call home in Franklin County, Maine

Stratton Lumber, Inc.
Stratton Lumber, Inc. - Stratton, Maine
Sugarloaf Mountain - Carrabassett Valley
Sugarloaf Mountain - Carrabassett Valley - Photograph by John Orcutt - johnorcuttnaturephoto.com
Swenson Curbing by Polycor
Swenson Curbing by Polycor - Jay, Maine
Bigelow Range - Wyman Township
Bigelow Range - Wyman Township - Photograph by John Orcutt - johnorcuttnaturephoto.com
Lovett Woodworks & Maine Made Furniture
Lovett Woodworks & Maine Made Furniture - Wilton, Maine

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Grow in Franklin County

At Greater Franklin Development Council, we want to help your businesses grow in Franklin County, Maine.

Is your company looking for a great place to grow for the future? Are you a local company who's trying to manage your growth and build your business? Are you starting a business of your own? We'll help you realize your potential right here in one of Maine's most spectacular settings.

Featured News

Public Meetings in August and September for Arts and Culture Plan

Greater Franklin Development Council (GFDC) and Arts Farmington are gathering information on creative resources in Southern Franklin County and its surrounding towns in order to develop an Arts…

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Newsletter - June 26, 2019

Dear constituents... As promised, here is an update on our work: Our current initiatives are: Finalizing our updated Strategic Plan to allow us to fully understand need and outcomes while considering…

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Franklin County at a Glance

Franklin County is a rural business hub with many opportunities for investment, growth, and development. Strategically located in west-central Maine among mountains, lakes, and vibrant historical downtowns, it is a prime location for businesses looking to establish locations, relocate, or expand.