In August of 2007, the Williamson County Comprehensive Land Use Plan identified four Villages which would undergo individual studies, known as a Special Area Plans. These plans seek to provide a more specified focus on each of the defined Villages.
Though the Villages identified in Williamson County are distinctive from one another, they all share the following similarities:
Broader mix of uses than other areas;
Compact development pattern;
Crossroad community of historical significance;
Limited infrastructure; and
Located in areas with increased growth pressure.
As outlined in the Comprehensive Land Use Plan, the four Villages are identified as: