Southampton Family Practice
Franklin, Virginia is a beautiful town of 8,400 situated in the Tidewater region of Virginia. Southampton Memorial Hospital is the sole community provider and has a market drawing area of 44,000. The City of Franklin and Southampton County are referenced as being in the “middle of everywhere.” This southeastern Virginia community is only a few miles from the North Carolina border. Forty miles to the east lay Norfolk and Virginia Beach famous for its shipping and seaside resorts. One hour to the north are the historic attractions of Richmond and Petersburg. Also within a one hour drive is the famous restored colonial Williamsburg. Within two hours drive are the fishing and resort areas of the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Franklin offers an extraordinary quality of life that can be found in few other towns. It boasts excellent schools both public and private including a community college. The climate is very agreeable with four distinct seasons. Recreational areas abound and allow for outdoor activities including camping, fishing and watersports. Many nice parks and playgrounds are available. The YMCA boasts state of the art gym facilities including indoor tennis and racquetball. The local country club has an 18-hole golf course and tennis court. The community has a low crime rate. Franklin is a family friendly town and offers southern grace and hospitality. Churches of all major denominations are represented.