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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

Executive Testimonials

Latest Economic Development News


  Provision Healthcare, an industry leading innovator in comprehensive, collaborative cancer solutions, is pleased to announce successfully treating the first patients on Provision’s newly developed ProNova SC 360 proton therapy system at the Provision CARES Cancer Center in Knoxville. This milestone establishes a new standardRead More Read More ⇒


  Today is an exciting day for Southwest Airlines in Nashville as they announced new nonstop flights from Nashville to Atlanta. Over the past several years, they’ve heard from many in the community that there is a great need for lower air fares between NashvilleRead More Read More ⇒


University to elevate fashion, interior design programs with addition of Franklin-based school AUTHORS Staff Reports Source: Nashville Post Belmont University is slated to assume control of Franklin-based O’More School of Design later this year. The looming move, which was first reported by The Tennessean and will involve noRead More Read More ⇒


Posted by Brooke Wanser Date: February 06, 2018 On Tuesday evening, ballots were counted as citizens in Williamson County voted overwhelmingly in favor of a measure that will increase the county sales tax to fund the construction of new schools. With early voting and 43 polling locations,Read More Read More ⇒

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