18. Sumner County, TN
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Towns include: Hendersonville
Job growth (2010-2012): 9.3%

Sumner County may be called "Nashville's North Shore," but manufacturing and distribution operations, not songs, are its main job attraction. The area is near three major Interstate highways which keep goods trucking to the East and Midwest.

Business services and call center firms also are singing the region's praises. Windham Professionals, a debt-collection agency, recently announced it's adding 95 new positions at its corporate headquarters.

ServPro, a fire and water damage restoration company, announced plans for a $6.7 million and 90-job expansion of its headquarters, which houses corporate, call center, warehouse, manufacturing and training employees.

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Source: Census data, Onboard Informatics projection. Only counties where each Best Place within it was also experiencing job and population growth, and where unemployment was below the national average, were considered. No more than 2 counties within a state could qualify.
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