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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


    WILLIAMSON, INC. ANNOUNCES 2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Ten Williamson County business leaders selected to serve three-year terms starting Jan. 1 FRANKLIN, Tenn.—Williamson, Inc. has tapped 10 accomplished business leaders to join the 2017 Board of Directors to help lead the strategic direction ofRead More Read More ⇒


The Barn at Sycamore Farms provides comfort & convenience to Williamson County   A new luxury event venue has just opened its barn doors in Williamson County. Located on Hwy 96 on 28 acres of Tennessee countryside, the Barn at Sycamore Farms offers a relaxedRead More Read More ⇒


October 21, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko   The developers tag-teaming a $270 million development on one of the largest undeveloped properties in Cool Springs are embarking on the first quarter of that project. New filings with the city of Franklin show thatRead More Read More ⇒


October 20, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko A company the size of Mars Petcare U.S. Inc., which we reported Oct. 19 as being on the hunt for a new headquarters, holds the potential to kickstart one of a few high-profile developments in WilliamsonRead More Read More ⇒

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