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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


June 14, 2016 The Tennessean by Jordan Buie A unanimous vote Tuesday night signaled a unified Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen on a new property tax rate that would contain an additional 10 cents dedicated to infrastructure development and city operations. The vote was theRead More Read More ⇒


June 15, 2016 The Tennessean by Bill Lewis Rising prices are good news for anyone selling a home in Williamson County, where the median home price rose nearly 6 percent in the past year to a record $433,000. But there’s good news for those hopingRead More Read More ⇒


June 16, 2016 Nashville Post On-site work will begin after July 4 on 231 Public Square, a $14 million project involving the adaptive reuse of a downtown Franklin building to offer office and retail space once completed in the second quarter of 2017. A ceremonialRead More Read More ⇒


June 16, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Eric Snyder A Montgomery, Alabama-based insurer will open a regional office in Boyle Investment Co.’s Berry Farms. The Tennessean reports that Alfa Insurance will take 65,000 square feet in the development’s latest office building, which will include 105,000Read More Read More ⇒

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