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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


October 28th, 2014 The Tennessean Staff reports Construction on a $25 million two-phase senior citizens campus in Franklin is underway. Chattanooga-based Independent Healthcare Properties LLC, which develops, owns and operates two dozen Morning Pointe Assisted Living communities, has begun site excavation on the first phase… Read More ⇒


October 27th, 2014 Nashville Business Journal by E.J. Boyer The New York Times travel section returned to Middle Tennessee this weekend, but not for Nashville. The paper featured Franklin in its “Overnighter” column, a travel piece that ran online Friday and in Sunday’s print edition of the… Read More ⇒


October 24th, 2014 The New York Times by Christian L. Wright It was Sunday night at the Cork & Cow. Around 6:30, four girlfriends met at the bar to have salads and Champagne and review the weekend. There was a nice hum in the dining… Read More ⇒


Williamson Inc., Economic Development received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2014 project in the category of General Purpose Print Promotion for communities with populations of 25,000 – 200,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at an… Read More ⇒

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