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We welcome you to come to this area for its beautiful rolling hills, friendly people, fascinating history, and vibrant performing arts. Stay for the healthy economy, fine schools and colleges, temperate weather, entrepreneurial advantages and exceptional quality of life.

Visit, live and work in Williamson County-Franklin, one of the nation’s most appealing and prosperous areas.

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SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY:

  • The National Trust for Historic Preservation has given Franklin the prestigious title of Distinctive Destination for offering an authentic experience by combining dynamic downtowns, cultural diversity, attractive architecture and a strong commitment to historic preservation.
  • Southern Living magazine’s Readers Choice Awards has ranked Franklin as the fifth-best small town.
  • Williamson County is 18th on the list of the 100 wealthiest counties and is home to 13 of the top 25 largest publicly traded companies in the Nashville area.
  • The editors of Business Week have named Franklin one of the top 50 small cities in the United States in which to launch a business.
  • Williamson County ranks 20th in the 2008 Nashville Business Journal’s list of 100 fastest-growing counties. It is the second fastest-growing county in Tennessee.
  • The ongoing effort to save more of the eight-square-mile Civil War battlefield in Franklin has been named the Best Historical Comeback by Reader’s Digest.
  • The editors of Business Week have named Franklin one of the top small cities in the United States in which to launch a business.
  • Williamson County is home to 13 of the top 25 largest publicly-traded companies in the Nashville area.
  • Franklin was named to the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual Dozen Distinctive Destinations vacation list.
  • Williamson County is 18th on the list of wealthiest counties.
  • In January 2009, Southern Living magazine ranked Franklin as the fifth-best small town in its Readers’ Choice Awards.

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HISTORIC SITES LINKS:

Carnton Plantation www.carnton.org

The Carter House www.carterhouse1864.com

The Factory at Franklin www.factoryatfranklin.com

Historic Downtown Franklin www.historicfranklin.com

Lotz House www.lotzhouse.com

McLemore House African American Museum www.carnton.org/mclemore.htm

Village of Leiper’s Fork www.leipersforkvillage.com
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HELPFUL LINKS:

Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways: www.TnTrailsAndByways.com

Natchez Trace Parkway: www.scenictrace.com

Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau: http://www.visitwilliamson.com/

Tennessee Travel: http://www.tnvacation.com/

Tennessee State Parks: http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/

Historic sites TN: http://www.tennesseeanytime.org/homework/historicsites/

Pick TN products: http://www.picktnproducts.org/

Need visitor or relocation information? Contact: info@wcfchamber.com

Need a detailed Williamson County road map? Contact: info@wcfchamber.com

Need a Points of Interest map? Contact: info@wcfchamber.com

Would you like to know more about Williamson County? View our on-line Williamson County magazine.

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