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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


August 17, 2016 Nashville Post by Bill Lewis The 2016 Inc. 5000 has been released, with Franklin-based natural health company Axe Wellness the top Middle Tennessee company in the ranking. Issued annually, the Inc. 5000 ranks the fastest growing private companies in the United States.Read More Read More ⇒


August 16, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Zach Harmuth Across all sectors and municipalities in Williamson County, the consensus on traffic is that help is needed. To that end the county government hosted a traffic strategy kickoff meeting Tuesday afternoon in the auditorium of theRead More Read More ⇒


August 16, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Corey Little The Downtown Franklin Association has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program after meeting the performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.  Each year, the National Main Street Center and its coordinatingRead More Read More ⇒


August 18, 2016 Brentwood Home Page by Zach Harmuth New jobs and new people coming to Williamson County are driving not only a residential growth boom, but an effort to increase the number and quality of hotel rooms. Here are projects in progress or onRead More Read More ⇒

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