78th Fastest Growing County In the Nation
Williamson County, Tennessee
Williamson County is the 78th fastest growing county in the US
based on rate of growth between January 2000 and July 2006 for
all counties that began the century with more than ten
thousand inhabitants, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau
Williamson County which was established in 1799, grew in
population to 126,638 by the year 2000. In the six years that
marked the beginning of the 21st Century, the county increased
the number of residents by 27 percent bringing the estimated
total population in July 2006 to 160,781.
The outstanding growth of the last six years has made
Williamson County the fastest growing county in the Volunteer
State of Tennessee and the 78th fastest in the nation.
The median value for homes within the 583 square mile
jurisdiction of Williamson County was $208,400 in 2000 but the
Bureau had no statistics on home value for 2006. Determining
how the rapid growth may have affected the value of homes in
the area is difficult but the current auctions that follow
should give some indication of the bargains still available.