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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


  The City of Franklin invites all users, corridor tenants and interested citizens to attend its second public involvement meeting for the Columbia Avenue (State Route 6 and U.S. Route 31) Widening & Improvements Project on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The meeting is scheduled for 6Read More Read More ⇒


Health care IT company to create 260 jobs   Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and myNEXUS®, Inc. CEO McArthur VanOsdale today announced that the health care information technology company will expand in Greater Middle Tennessee and create 260 newRead More Read More ⇒


    Williamson County leads U.S. in job growth at 6.7 percent Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics For release 10:00 a.m. (EST), Wednesday, December 7, 2016   COUNTY EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES Second Quarter 2016   From June 2015 to June 2016, employment increased in 291Read More Read More ⇒


September 12, 2016 Brentwood Home Page by Zach Harmuth So you have a great idea. You thought of something that no one else has, or see an opportunity for a niche product or service in the local economy. What do you do next? Whether itRead More Read More ⇒

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