Franklin Manor is conveniently located just off US Highway 1, north of the Triangle, in Youngsville. Within a few miles, the historic town of Wake Forest offers shopping, restaurants, and is home to The Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary which is located on the original campus of Wake Forest University. The home campus of CenturyLink is headquartered adjacent to Franklin Manor. The area north is rich in farm land and livestock near the neighboring towns of Franklinton, Henderson, Louisburg and Oxford.
The Research Triangle is located just west of Franklin Manor and is home to Duke University and Medical Center, the University of North Carolina and its Healthcare System and NC State University. Raleigh is home to the Capital Building and State Government offices, as well as The Museum of Art, History and Natural Sciences. The State Farmers Market also calls The Triangle home, with seasonal favorites, in addition to many artisan flairs from all areas of the state.