Franklin, NC Total Solar Eclipse Path

Latitude: 35° 10' 56" N | Longitude: 83° 22' 54" W

Partial phase start: 1:06:44PM (EDT), at "1:30 o'clock" on the sun's disk

Duration of Totality:  2m 30s

Totality Start: 2:35:24PM (EDT) 

Franklin, North Carolina lies within the path of totality of the 2017 Solar Eclipse. Come to the mountains of Western North Carolina and enjoy our Solar Eclipse Block Party beginning at 1:00pm.


The Town of Franklin, NC invites you to come experience the 2017 Solar Eclipse in totality on Monday, August 21st.

To assist you in planning, here is a listing of area hotels, motels and other accommodations.

Name Distance from Downtown Website Phone
Comfort Inn 2.7 Miles Click Here 828-369-9200
Hampton Inn 2.8 Miles Click Here 828-369-0600
Haven's Budget Inn 0.4 Miles Click Here 828-524-4403
Knight's Inn 1.4 Miles Click Here 828-524-6491
Microtel Inn & Suites 1.9 Miles Click Here 828-349-9000
Sapphire Inn 0.8 Miles Click Here 828-524-4406
Blaine House / B&B 0.8 Miles Click Here 828-635-2212
Buttonwood Inn / B&B 1.5 Miles n/a 828-360-8985
Cat Creek Lodge / B&B 3.6 Miles Click Here 828-524-0991
The Franklin Terrace / B&B 0.2 Miles Click Here 828-332-0334
Oak Hill Country Inn 2.6 Miles Click Here 828-349-9194