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Williamson County Economic Development

Welcome to the Fastest Growing County in Tennessee

It’s easy to see why Williamson County continues to rank as a top community for site selectors, entrepreneurs and talented workers. The county's schools, recreational facilities and housing options are among the best in the nation. Our business-friendly atmosphere and large pool of well-educated employees have lured some of the biggest brands on the planet, like Nissan North America, Mars and Verizon. In fact, 12 of the top 25 largest publicly traded companies in the Nashville region call Williamson County home.

We offer the lowest county tax in the Nashville Metropolitan Area, no state income tax and plenty of opportunities to break new ground. More than 54% of our residents have college degrees and 21% are entrepreneurs. Come see what Williamson County has to offer and why doing business here is just better.



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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
Elizabeth West, Chief Economic Development Officer
Patrick Cammack, Director of Economic Development
Nick Biniker, Senior Economic Development Manager
Michelle Lazar, Economic Development Manager

Executive Testimonials

Latest Economic Development News


Firm’s new name is a reflection of renewed focus   After 62 years of shaping communities through its engineering and architectural projects, Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., has re-branded as Barge Design Solutions. This new name elevates the firm’s focus of designing solutions forRead More Read More ⇒


  Avenida Partners Development Group is building a fresh, new service-enriched lifestyle community for active adults age 55 and better at the former WAKM radio station site on Mallory Station Road.  Positioned at the threshold between bustling urbanized Cool Springs and the classic charm ofRead More Read More ⇒


Source: Williamson Herald Author: Kerri Bartlett, Managing Editor   On Monday, longtime Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson filed his petition to run for re-election after pulling the petition Friday. Anderson draws opposition from James Kenneth Eaton of Franklin, who also pulled a petition to runRead More Read More ⇒


Source: Williamson Herald Author: Kerri Bartlett, Managing Editor   With the slogan “Our Kids Are Worth It” Williamson Inc. released, at its 5th Annual Celebration Tuesday, two fact sheets crunching pertinent numbers regarding the recently-passed countywide referendum calling for a sales tax increase. The WilliamsonRead More Read More ⇒

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