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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


October 6, 2015 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko This month, the original developer behind the proposed Ovation mixed-use development in Cool Springs will finish selling all the land it owned in the project. SouthStar LLC, of Franklin, already has sold 35 acres for $30.9… Read More ⇒


October 1, 2015 Nashville Post by Geert De Lombaerde The leaders of Franklin Synergy Bank last week signed documents to expand their home office in downtown Franklin, marking the latest in a series of expansions at the headquarters that opened its doors in May 2010. Franklin… Read More ⇒


October 1, 2015 Franklin Home Page by Amber Stewart Once again, Williamson County ranks number one for overall child well-being in the state of Tennessee, according to a new report issued by the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth. The report, called “KIDS COUNT: The… Read More ⇒


October 2, 2015 Franklin Home Page by Amber Stewart Williamson, Inc., and Williamson County Schools are celebrating National Manufacturing Day today by taking 48 students from Fairview High School to tour local manufacturing plants. The students, enrolled in Fairview High School’s new Mechatronics program have… Read More ⇒

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