Williamson County News


Dave Porter Named Executive Director of WilCo EDP

Posted on October 27th, 2022

Dave Porter Named Executive Director of WilCo EDP October 27, 2022 (Williamson County, Texas) – The Williamson County Economic Development Partnership (WilCo EDP) has hired Dave Porter as its first executive director. Dave Porter is no stranger to central Texas….Read More



Georgetown to add housing to keep up with population growth

Posted on October 19th, 2022

Georgetown is the fastest-growing city in the U.S. for cities with a population above 50,000, according to data released May 26 by the U.S. Census Bureau. Census data shows Georgetown’s annual growth rate was 10.5%, resulting in a population estimate…Read More


Costco unboxes plans for new store in fast-growing Austin suburb

Posted on October 19th, 2022

Construction is set to begin next spring in Georgetown on a long-awaited store from big-box retailer Costco. Issaquah, Washington-based Costco will start building one of its members-only warehouse clubs next April at 2201 N. I-35, according to documents filed with…Read More




Williamson County to set aside $500K for economic development

Posted on August 31st, 2022

Williamson County Commissioners Court approved an allocation Aug. 23 of $500,000 in the fiscal year 2022-23 budget for the Williamson County Economic Development Partnership between the county and its cities to improve the economic well-being of the region. Some cities in Williamson…Read More



Census: Georgetown is fastest-growing city in U.S.

Posted on August 22nd, 2022

Georgetown is the fastest-growing city in the U.S. for cities with a population above 50,000, according to data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Georgetown’s growth rate was 10.5 percent from July 1, 2020, through July 1, 2021, resulting…Read More