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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, VP of Economic Development
Patrick Cammack, Director of Economic Development
Nick Biniker, Existing Business Manager
Morgan Dent, Economic Development Manager

Executive Testimonials

Latest Economic Development News


Census will help Franklin get its Fair Share of Taxes our Citizens Pay to State Special Census Mailers will soon be appearing in Franklin resident mailboxes. The City is seeking an accurate population count to assist in better planning for infrastructure, facilities and services. ItRead More Read More ⇒


September 1, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko Tony Harris is hoping his upcoming development in Franklin will be a lifeline for small and medium-sized companies, at a time when an historically low amount of office space is available to rent. Harris expects toRead More Read More ⇒


August 31, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Zach Harmuth The first-ever brewery in Nolensville released its first beer, Lil Darlin, last July. In May, it started full operations and its great-tasting craft beers have been flowing throughout the mid-state ever since. Mill Creek Brewing Company,Read More Read More ⇒


August 31, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Emily West According to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Williamson County’s college-bound student rate has reached a new high of nearly 83 percent. The data set looked at high school students who were enrolled at any higher educationRead More Read More ⇒

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