Clarksville, Tennessee

city in Tennessee, United States
The city of Clarksville, Tennessee

Clarksville is a city in Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA. Clarksville is the county seat of Montgomery County and is Tennessee's fifth largest city. As of the 2010 census , the city had a total population of 132,929, and as of 2017 had an estimated population of 153,205.[7] Clarksville is the central city of the Clarksville-Hopkinsville metropolitan statistical area, which is made up of Montgomery County, Tennessee, and Christian County, Kentucky.

Clarksville, Tennessee
Clarksville's historic downtown
Clarksville's historic downtown
Queen of the Cumberland[1]
Gateway to the New South[2]
Tennessee's Top Spot[3]
Location in Montgomery County and the state of Tennessee
Location in Montgomery County and the state of Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°31′47″N 87°21′33″W / 36.52972°N 87.35917°W / 36.52972; -87.35917
CountryUnited States
 • MayorJoe Pitts
 • Total95.5 sq mi (247.4 km2)
 • Land94.9 sq mi (245.7 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
509 ft (155 m)
 • Total132,929
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
Area code931
FIPS code47-15160[5]
GNIS feature ID1269467[6]

The city has several nicknames: "The Queen City", "Gateway to the New South", and "Clarksvegas" (The name of a former bar in town).

References change

  1. Queen City Lodge #761 - Free & Accepted Masons, accessed October 11, 2008
  2. Clarksville, Tennessee: Gateway to the New South Archived 2008-10-05 at the Wayback Machine, Fort Campbell website, accessed October 11, 2008
  3. "Clarksville unveils new "Brand" as "Tennessee's Top Spot!"".
  4. "State & County QuickFacts: Clarksville (city), Tennessee". United States Census Bureau. October 18, 2011. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved February 19, 2012.
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. Clarksville, TN QuickFacts, United States Census website. Retrieved: 30 July 2018.