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Williamson County Economic Development

Welcome to the Fastest Growing County in Tennessee

Home to corporate giants like Nissan North America and 13 of the largest 25 publicly traded companies in the Nashville region, Williamson County, Tennessee is the location in the southeast for corporate decision makers.
54% of our workforce has a college degree, 21% are entrepreneurs, and an array of large, class A business parks house the more than 6,000 businesses that call Williamson County home. With a proven track record of attracting and growing business, Williamson County offers a superior quality of place, historic ambiance and upscale suburbs within its six unique cities along with the highest high school graduation rate in the state.

See How Williamson County Is Growing
Nissan North America headquarters located in Franklin, TN
Tractor Supply Company headquarters located in Brentwood, TN
Mars Petcare located in Franklin, TN
Mars Petcare in Franklin, TN encourages employees to bring their dogs to work

About Us

Williamson, Inc. Economic Development is the single point of contact for the coordination and facilitation of the continued development of the economy of Williamson County and its six municipalities

The purpose of Williamson, Inc. Economic Development is to grow Williamson County’s economy and improve the quality of life of residents by partnering with the public and private sectors to implement a set of strategic, multi-year initiatives to encourage job and wealth creation. These six strategic initiatives include:

- Promote higher education and workforce development
- Continue to improve regional cooperation
- Continue to develop and implement a strong Existing Business Program
- Recruit targeted business sectors
- Promote a culture of entrepreneurship
- Communication and investor relations


Matt Largen, President & CEO
Amanda Murray, VP of Economic Development, Workforce Development
Elizabeth West, VP of Economic Development, Investor Relations
Nick Biniker, Existing Business Manager
Morgan Dent, Economic Development Coordinator

Executive Testimonials

Latest Economic Development News


August 27, 2015 Brentwood Home Page Williamson County’s population — now nearing 200,000 — is expected to exceed half a million by 2046, according to a study by the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Predictions do not always… Read More ⇒


August 28, 2015 The Tennessean by Colin Czarnecki To say business is booming in Williamson County would be an understatement. Compared with last year, the number of new business licenses issued by the county, which is the fastest-growing in the state, has increased significantly. According… Read More ⇒


August 28, 2015 Nashville Business Journal by Alison Nash AT&T began rolling out its ultra-fast internet in May in Nashville, Clarksville, Lebanon, Murfreesboro and Smyrna. According to The Tennessean, now Franklin residents will join that list. Meanwhile, Google has said it will initially offer its… Read More ⇒


August 26, 2015 The Tennessean by Melanie Balakit Williamson County high school students scored higher on the ACT for the fourth year in a row. The district’s average composite score increased from 23.5 to 23.8, nearing the school district’s goal of 24. The highest ACT score possible… Read More ⇒

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