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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


FRANKLIN, Tenn.—Middle Tennessee’s A. Marshall Family Foods, which owns and operates the Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant locations, Puckett’s Boat House and GRAY’S on Main in Franklin, was recognized this month on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies. With 300-plus employees, the… Read More ⇒


WKRN-TV Nashville August 27th, 2014 WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. – A major new development in Franklin got a final “thumbs up” Tuesday night. The vote for the $700 million “Ovation” project was deferred at the meeting before, but was passed unanimously by the mayor and aldermen… Read More ⇒


August 20th, 2014 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko Almost 50 businesses in the Nashville metro area have grown sales so much that they’ve earned a spot on the latest Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the country. Four of those 49 total companies… Read More ⇒


ATLANTA, GA (August 18, 2014) – Williamson, Inc. Economic Development received the Best of Class for the Medium Division for their marketing piece Williamson County 2014 Trends Report. This award was presented during the Communication Awards Ceremony at the 2014 Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) Annual Conference, recently… Read More ⇒

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