Franklin City Hall is closed to the public and will remain closed indefinitely. No in person customers will be allowed.

City Hall can still be reached by calling 270-586-4497 or go to the contact page on the city’s website,

The Simpson County Clerk’s Office and Simpson County PVA Office both in the Courthouse Annex are closed to in person service.

Vehicle registrations can be renewed by phone at 270-586-8161 or on the internet at or by mail at Simpson County Clerk PO Box 268 Franklin, Kentucky 42135

More information about the county clerk’s office is available on the Facebook page, Jolene Thurman, Simpson County Clerk.

PVA office staff will be available by phone, email or fax for questions about vehicles, tangibles and real estate properties.

The office can be reached by phone at 270-586-4261, or by email at or by fax at 270-586-0278.

More information about the PVA Office is available on the Facebook page Alison Smith Cummings, Simpson Co PVA.

The Simpson Circuit and District Court Clerk’s Office in the Justice Center is open, but all court proceedings will be rescheduled unless it is an emergency.

Driver’s license testing at the Simpson County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office will be suspended for the next three weeks.

The Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce is suspending all scheduled activities until the end of March. This suspension includes scheduled eye-openers, ribbon cuttings and other meetings.

The chamber encourages continued support of local small businesses as best as possible.

The Simpson County Literacy Center is closed to outside visitors through March 27.

Kentucky Downs is closed until March 30.

The AARP meeting on March 19 is canceled

The Simpson County Democratic Party meeting on March 19 is cancelled

The Vintage Baseball game on March 21 is postponed. A make up date has not been determined.

The Wine into Water fundraiser for Franklin Presbyterian Church on March 21 is postponed. A make up date has not been announced.

The Franklin Rotary Club has canceled all meetings and other activities for at least three weeks.

The Community Action Commodity Distribution on March 24 is canceled.

Simpson County Water District will temporarily suspend turn offs for non-payment for residents amid health concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. Customers are still responsible for paying their water bill, however they recognize that access to clean water is vital in reducing the spread of the virus.

They will also be closing lobby access to the public. Payments can be made through their payment portal, by text, phone or drive through window and night deposit box.

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