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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


May 21, 2014 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko The developer SouthStar LLC is under contract to buy 41 acres in Cool Springs, land that is directly south of the massive Ovation development that the company is working on. If the two separate acquisitions both… Read More ⇒


May 21, 2015 Franklin Home Page Williamson Medical Center’s EMS team has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience a… Read More ⇒


March 21, 2015 The Tennessean by Getahn Ward Provided by ULI UBS is close to leasing a 30,000-square-foot space at the new One Franklin Park office building in Cool Springs in a move that would diversify the company’s Nashville-area operations base. The Swiss banking giant plans… Read More ⇒


May 20, 2015 Nashville Business Journal by Eleanor Kennedy AAC Holdings, the parent company of American Addiction Centers, has announced six acquisitions in the seven-plus months since its initial public offering. And the Brentwood-based company is just getting started. Chairman and CEO Michael Cartwright has… Read More ⇒

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