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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 municipalitiesWilliamsonMap2014

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


March 2, 2015 Nashville Post Acadia Healthcare has bought a Wisconsin operator of mental health and addiction treatment centers for $53 million and says the deal will add to its 2015 profits. Officials at Franklin-based Acadia say the seven facilities run by Quality Addiction Management… Read More ⇒


February 26, 2015 Brentwood Home Page by Jonathan Romeo The popular restaurant Newk’s Eatery has filed with the city of Brentwood in anticipation of its grand opening at CityPark this spring. A revised site plan requests the Brentwood Planning Commission to approve a 450-sq. ft.… Read More ⇒


February 26, 2015 Brentwood Home Page by Jonathan Romeo Developers for the new Brentwood Hill Center on the corner of Franklin Road and Maryland Way have submitted a site plan to the Brentwood Planning Commission for the first phase of its mixed-use project. The proposal… Read More ⇒


February 26, 2015 Columbia Daily Herald Construction workers get ready for take off of the final beam to be moved into place Thursday for the Williamson County campus of Columbia State Community College. Informal ceremonies with staff, community and media were invited to observe the… Read More ⇒

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