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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


  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 ⇒


  Source: Nashville Business Journal By Adam Sichko  – Senior Reporter, Nashville Business Journal At dawn on a muggy September morning in 2016, Kim Moore floated above the rolling hills of Williamson County. Her calm hour aloft in a hot-air balloon, surveying a place she hadn’t explored before, was aRead More Read More ⇒


Today Governor Haslam and AllianceBernstein (AB) executives announced that the global asset management company has chosen Nashville for its Headquarters and will employ more than 1000 people. This is a significant win for the entire region and Williamson, Inc. is proud to be able toRead More Read More ⇒


By Adam Sichko  – Senior Reporter, Nashville Business Journal Mar 16, 2018, 7:59am CDT Updated Mar 16, 2018, 2:33pm A developer is pursuing an immense mixed-use project in Franklin’s Cool Springs commercial hub, a project so large it would ring the entire roundabout at the crossroads it would call home.Read More Read More ⇒

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