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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


July 1, 2015 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko Longtime office developer Pat Emery expects to start construction in November on another 10-story office building, further fueling the explosive growth going on in Cool Springs. These new images with this story depict Two Franklin Park, designed… Read More ⇒


June 30, 2015 Nashville Post Geert De Lombaerde Clarcor executives have signed an agreement to sell the company’s packaging subsidiary for about $48 million in cash and expect to book a profit of at least $15 million on the deal. Buying J.L. Clark Inc. is… Read More ⇒


June 30, 2015 Nashville Post Emily Kubis Franklin-based Capella Healthcare will acquire two hospitals from Catholic health care organization Ascension. The two health systems announced Tuesday in a release that Capella has signed letters of intent to acquire Lourdes Health Network in Pasco, Washington, and… Read More ⇒


June 25, 2015 Tennessee Today Melissa Stefanini Numbers released today by the Tennessee State Data Center, housed at the Center for Business and Economic Research within UT’s Haslam College of Business, show that nearly two-thirds of the counties in Tennessee experienced population growth in 2014.… Read More ⇒

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