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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.
52% 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 ambience 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. WilliamsonMap2014

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

Executive Testimonials

Latest Economic Development News


NASHVILLE, Tennessee, September 9, 2014—Young Leaders Council (YLC), a Nashville-based nonprofit organization that has trained more than 2,000 men and women to effectively participate on the boards of nonprofit agencies for the past 29 years, is now accepting applications for its 2015 Williamson County class. … Read More ⇒


Check out the latest issue of our monthly newsletter, distributed to 40,000 subscribers of The Tennessean The Point, September 2014 Read More ⇒


September 9th, 2014 Nashville Business Journal by Eric Snyder Belmont University has improved its standing in U.S. News and World Report’s annual look at the best colleges in the country. Belmont was ranked No. 5 in the report’s list of Southern regional universities, up from… Read More ⇒


September 9th, 2014 Nashville Business Journal by Eleanor Kennedy Chattanooga-based Independent Healthcare Properties and Morning Pointe Assisted Living have announced plans for a $25 million, two-phase senior-living campus in Franklin, which will create 200 construction obs and 125 permanent health care positions, according to a… Read More ⇒

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