Clarksville's historic downtown
|• Mayor||Joe Pitts|
|• 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||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|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 2010 census , the city had a total population of 132,929, and as of 2017 had an estimated population of 153,205. Clarksville is the central city of the Clarksville-Hopkinsville metropolitan statistical area, which is made up of Montgomery County, Tennessee, 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 Archived 2008-10-05 at the Wayback Machine, Fort Campbell website, accessed October 11, 2008
- "Clarksville unveils new "Brand" as "Tennessee's Top Spot!"".
- "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.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Clarksville, TN QuickFacts, United States Census website. Retrieved: 30 July 2018.
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