Clarksville's historic downtown
|Nickname(s): Queen of the Cumberland
Gateway to the New South
Tennessee's Top Spot
Location in Montgomery County and the state of Tennessee
|• Mayor||Kim McMillan|
|• Total||95.5 sq mi (247.4 km2)|
|• Land||94.9 sq mi (245.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)|
|Elevation||509 ft (155 m)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1269467|
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 2005 census estimates, the city had a total population of 123,395. Clarksville is the principal central city of the Clarksville-Hopkinsville metropolitan statistical area, which consists of Montgomery County and Christian County, Kentucky.
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 | change source]
- Queen City Lodge #761 - Free & Accepted Masons, accessed October 11, 2008
- Clarksville, Tennessee: Gateway to the New South, Fort Campbell website, accessed October 11, 2008
- "Clarksville unveils new "Brand" as "Tennessee’s Top Spot!"". http://www.clarksvilleonline.com/2008/04/12/clarksville-unveils-new-brand-as-tennessees-top-spot/.
- "State & County QuickFacts: Clarksville (city), Tennessee". United States Census Bureau. October 18, 2011. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/47/4715160.html.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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