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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.
54% 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 ambiance 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

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


July 24, 2015 The Tennessean by Jill Cowan Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson described the past year as one of “continued growth and resilience,” at his annual state of the county speech Tuesday. If you missed the talk, here are five things to know: 1.… Read More ⇒


PRESS RELEASE – CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 28, 2015) – Channel Partners Telecom Peak 10, Inc., a national IT infrastructure and cloud services provider, broke ground on the company’s 5th and newest data center in Franklin, Tennessee. Located approximately 20 miles south of Nashville in Williamson County,… Read More ⇒


July 21, 2015 Nashville Business Journal by Eleanor Kennedy Vanderbilt University Medical Center has once again topped U.S. News and World Report’s rankings of the top hospitals in Tennessee. It’s a sign that recent fiscal struggles — in the form of a $250 million budget… Read More ⇒


July 21, 2015 News Channel 5 by Jenny White FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Construction continues on the new Columbia State Community College Williamson Campus. It will replace an aging, and outdated facility. The current campus is located near Franklin High School. The college has held classes… Read More ⇒

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