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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, Chief Economic Development Officer
Patrick Cammack, Director of Economic Development
Nick Biniker, Senior Economic Development Manager
Michelle Lazar, Economic Development Manager

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Latest Economic Development News


Nonprofit High Hopes Development Center announces inaugural state approved inclusive kindergarten classroom for the 2018-2019 school year   The Kindergarten at High Hopes will utilize the same inclusive model as their 34-year old nonprofit preschool. Approximately 40% of the students at High Hopes have a developmentalRead More Read More ⇒


By Meg Garner  – Reporter, Nashville Business Journal Jun 22, 2018, 4:14pm CDT Updated Jun 22, 2018, 7:32pm One of the largest private employers in Williamson County is cutting dozens of jobs locally as the company shifts its operations. Jackson National Life Insurance Co. is permanently laying off 64 employeesRead More Read More ⇒


  Reliant Bank is paying incentives to motivate commuters to share rides in an eight-county area of Middle Tennessee including Chattanooga’s Hamilton County. To help relieve traffic congestion and ease commutes, Reliant is partnering with Nashville-based Hytch Rewards, a free smartphone app that validates andRead More Read More ⇒


Sandy Mazza  |  USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee 4:05 p.m. CDT May 25, 2018 Investment in Williamson County has soared beyond the rest of the state, landing it in the top 10 counties in the nation issuing the most new building permits, a new review of federal dataRead More Read More ⇒

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