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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
Morgan Dent, Senior Economic Development Manager

Executive Testimonials

Latest Economic Development News


    Franklin has been named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live 2017 by Livability.com, outpacing more than 2,100 cities (with populations between 20,000 and 350,000) in this data-driven ranking. Livability.com has released its fourth-annual Top 100 Best Places to Live list.Read More Read More ⇒


Private, family-owned global company ranked #50 on Fortune’s annual list   Mars, Incorporated is excited to announce it’s been named to the 2017 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, compiled by the Great Place to Work®, for the fifth consecutive year. The achievementRead More Read More ⇒


March 9, 2017 Nashville Post Nashville International Airport officials announced Thursday that Alaska Airlines will begin daily nonstop service to San Francisco beginning Sept. 5. Tickets are on sale now, with service to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), according to a release. A daily flightRead More Read More ⇒


Headquarters will create up to 25 new jobs in Greater Nashville   Orchids Paper Products (NYSE MKT: TIS), a leader in the private label tissue industry, announced Tuesday that it is establishing its headquarters in Brentwood, creating up to 25 jobs in Williamson County. OrchidsRead More Read More ⇒

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