Plan Your Trip
Maps and Directions
Franklin County is located along the Gulf of Mexico in Florida's Panhandle and 80 miles southwest of Tallahassee.
The county features more than 200 miles of relatively undeveloped shoreline including the four barrier islands of St. George, Dog Island, Cape St. George and St. Vincent Island.
The coastal communities of Apalachicola, Carrabelle, St. George Island and Eastpoint are accessible via US Highway 98. By air, Franklin County can be reached through commercial airports in Tallahassee and Panama City and by regional public airports in Apalachicola 850-290-8282 and Carrabelle 850-697-2339.
Mileage from selected cities:
|Atlanta, GA||351||Memphis, TN||574|
|Birmingham, AL||334||Miami, FL||561|
|Chicago, IL||933||Montgomery, AL||244|
|Columbia, SC||532||Nashville, TN||525|
|Dallas, TX||884||New Orleans, LA||388|
|Detroit, MI||1055||Orlando, FL||334|
|Houston, TX||712||Pensacola, FL||162|
|Indianapolis, IN||811||St. Louis, MO||831|
|Jackson, MS||436||Tallahassee, FL||80|
|Little Rock, AR||707||Tampa, FL||298|
Below you will find resources for air travel to and from Franklin County, Florida.
St. George Island Airport - F47
1501 Long Point Road
St. George Island, FL 32328
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport - ECP
6300 West Bay Parkway
Panama City Beach, Florida 32409
Tallahassee Regional Airport - TLH
3300 Capital Circle SW, Ste #1
Tallahassee, FL 32310
Franklin County, Florida has welcome centers located on each side of the county. Stop by each of our four welcome centers to learn more about Franklin County, Florida.
Apalachicola Visitor Center
122 Commerce Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320
Carrabelle Visitor Center
105 St. James Avenue (Highway 98)
Carrabelle, Florida 32322
Eastpoint Visitor Center
731 Highway 98
Eastpoint, Florida 32329
St. George Island Visitor Center
2 East Gulf Beach Drive
St. George Island, Florida 32328