Better For Business Better For Life

Nestled in the heartland of the upper central United States, Franklin County Iowa embodies all that is good about rural America. Self-reliance, hard work and investing in our future come together to make us a great location for business.

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About Us

The Franklin County Development Association is the organization which handles business start-ups, expansions and relocations for Hampton, Sheffield, Latimer and all communities in Franklin County. In addition to being the gateway to local and state incentives, our services include site and facility location assistance, gap financing, business plan development and workforce recruitment. Got a question about a business matter? Give Karen a call at 641-456-5668.

FCDA Mission Statement

"The Franklin County Development Association, partnering with area organizations and individuals, will lead county-wide economic growth through job retention and job creation, and support community development projects to improve the quality of life for the residents of Franklin County."

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I want to...

Expand or relocate my business

So you're thinking about taking the plunge? You've come to the right place. A Franklin County location makes sense for business. Our foundation was built by industry and to this day it remains the staple upon which our economy relies.
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Start my own business

So you think you might have the right stuff to take a shot at building your dream? Good for you! We have a suite of resources to help you get started, to build your idea and to get to the launchpad.
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learn about living here

The lifestyle found in Franklin County is one of our best kept secrets however we will share it with you. We don't have a rush hour. A traffic jam is three pickups and a Chevy.
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Dig into the data

We have a whole library of information on Franklin County and our communities plus links to information on Iowa. Hopefully you will find what you are looking for and if not, by all means contact us.
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Franklin County Development Association,
5 First St. SW,
Hampton IA

Tel: (641) 456-5668