Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
South Central States
Tennessee Franklin

Franklin, Tennessee

Franklin was founded in 1799

The Franklin Water Company was incorporated in 1809 by a group of citizens who "at their own expence hath caused water to be brought in pipes into the said town."

The city of Franklin built water works in 1905.

The waterworks are currently owned by the City of Franklin.

1809 An act to incorporate the Water Company of Franklin, October 19, 1809.

1811 An act to amend an act, to incorporate the water company of Franklin. October 24, 1811

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