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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 McCreary, Chief Economic Development Officer Nick Biniker, Director of Economic Development Michelle Lazar, Economic Development Manager Kel McDowell, Director of Government Affairs Andrew Vaughan, Director of Marketing and Communications Meg Hopkins, Marketing and Communications Specialist

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Latest Economic Development News


  On November 15 Southwest Airlines announced new daily nonstop flights from Nashville to Burbank and San Jose, California beginning June 9, 2019. Also, they will begin a seasonal Sunday only flight from Nashville to Omaha on June 9, 2019. With this investment announcement, SouthwestRead More Read More ⇒


Williamson County, Tennessee – Williamson, Inc. unveiled Livability: Williamson County, Tennessee, the latest edition of a web and magazine marketing program designed to promote the area and draw new business, visitors, talent and investment. Stories promoted online at www.livability.com/williamson-county highlight the community’s excellent quality of life, attractions, liveRead More Read More ⇒


  Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named to the ‘Honor Roll’ of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News and World Report in their 2018-2019 ranking of ‘America’s Best Hospitals.’ VUMC is one of only 20 hospitals nationwide to earn this distinction. In addition to’Honor Roll’Read More Read More ⇒


Amelia Ferrell Knisely, Nashville Tennessean Two Nolensville High students have become their school’s first certified drone pilots, and the pair hope the federal recognition will help them get their business off the ground. Andrew Dunn and Mitchell Waller, both rising seniors, recently passed the aeronauticalRead More Read More ⇒

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