Residents of Williamson County enjoy a lifestyle that succeeds at combining a rural atmosphere with modern amenities. People who choose to make their homes in Williamson County do so because of the excellent schools, wide variety of housing options, recreational activities, and community support of local businesses.
Approximately 200,000 people call Williamson County home. This county is part of the Nashville- Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin TN Metropolitan Statistical Area. Franklin is the county seat of this Tennessee county.
Williamson County is 584 square miles of area. The total land area is 583 square miles, and the total water area is 1.2 square miles. Adjacent counties include Davidson, Rutherford, Marshall, Maury, Hickman, Dickson, and Cheatham.
The estimated median home value for Williamson County is $447,868. This is well above the state average. The median household income is approximately $91,743.
The residents place a great deal of importance of educational excellence. The percentage of residents with a high school degree or higher is 90%. The percentage of residents with a bachelor’s degree or higher is 44%.
Students in Williamson County are served by Williamson County Schools.
Williamson County Schools has approximately 38,700 students enrolled in K-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. The district also serves an additional 600 early childhood and pre-kindergarten students.
There are 44 school sites: 10 high schools, 9 middle schools, 24 elementary schools, and one K-8 school. Three new schools are scheduled to open for the 2018-2019 school year: an elementary school in Brentwood and an elementary school and a middle school in Thompson’s Station.
The district’s graduating class of 2017 posted an ACT composite score of 25.2, the highest in the history of the district.
Additionally, students living in the Ninth District of Franklin are served by the Franklin Special School District,
The FSSD is a preK-8 school system with approximately 3,850 students enrolled. Students are served by eight schools: four elementary schools, one intermediate school, one middle school, and a K-8 school campus. The FSSD Board of Education has proudly committed itself to meeting and/or exceeding the state’s teacher-pupil ratio requirements, with ratios at: 1 to 20 in kindergarten through third grade, 1 to 22 in fourth grade, and 1 to 25 in grades 5-8. All schools and the Central Office are accredited by the AdvancED, one of the largest and most esteemed school accreditation agencies in the country.
Since 1906, the Franklin Special School District has served children in Franklin. The district gets its unique name from a Special Act of the state legislature that provides the Board of Education its own taxing authority, enabling the schools to be funded appropriately in order to maintain “Excellence in Teaching and Learning for All.”
Those who wish to continue their education beyond high school are fortunate to have Belmont University, David Lipscomb University, Columbia State Community College, King University, and O’More College of Design nearby.
There are six communities and twenty-one unincorporated areas within Williamson County. Communities include Brentwood, Fairview, Franklin, Spring Hill, Nolensville, and Thompson’s Station.
Residents have plenty of choices when it comes to shopping, dining, and recreational activities.
If golf is your main interest, you’ll be happy to know that Williamson County is home to its fair share of quality courses. Residents enjoy Westhaven Golf Course, Temple Hills Country Club, Brentwood Country Club, Crockett Park Disc Golf, The Golf House of Tennessee and it’s Little Course, Vanderbilt Legends Club, The Grove, Kings’ Creek Golf Course, Creekwood Golf Club, and The Crossing Golf Course.
Call Kathie Moore today at 651-351-4736 to tour available homes for sale in Williamson County.