Sister Cities Twinning Program

Carleton Place is involved in the Sister Cities Twinning Program and has partnered with Comrie in Scotland and Franklin in Tennessee, USA.

The Sister City program promotes the agreement between communities in different countries to encourage the expansion of activities designed to help each other develop an understanding of historical, lifestyle and cultural similarities and differences.

Franklin, Tennessee

Photo of a downtown streetscape in Franklin Tennessee

There is much to see and do in Franklin, from a Civil War battlefield, to a host of museums and antebellum mansions, to our thriving downtown shopping area and the Cool Springs Galleria. Just a few miles from town is the Natchez Trace Parkway, and if you like antiques, Franklin has some of the best shops in Tennessee.

Downtown Franklin, comprised of a beautiful 15 block historic district, offers true Southern hospitality with a great American Main Street and 200 years of rich history. Visitors will find commemorative brick sidewalks, beautiful landscaping, lovely Victorian architecture, and stunning renovated historic buildings – all located in the heart of Franklin. Downtown Franklin offers elegant shopping, restaurants, antique shops, a variety of clothing stores, art galleries, professional services, and more.

For more information on visiting Franklin, Tennessee, please contact our Williamson County Convention and Visitors Bureau at (866) 253-9207 or

Comrie, Scotland

Streetscape photo of Comrie Scotland

The beautiful village of Comrie in Perthshire, Scotland, lies on the banks of the River Earn nestled on the edge of the Scottish Highlands. Comrie is in the heart of the scenic West Strathearn area of Perthshire. Situated at the meeting of Glens Lednock and Artney with the Scottish Highlands rising to the north.

Visit the Comrie website for more information