Clarksville Homes & Real Estate
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Buying a Home in Clarksville, TN
Locked between the Cumberland River and the state of Kentucky lies the Queen City, also known as beautiful Clarksville, TN. While the city of Clarksville might have a charming small town ambiance all throughout its downtown and immediate surrounding area, it’s actually the fifth largest city in the entire state of Tennessee behind Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga. Recent population stats show right around 150,000 people call Clarksville home, which is a big reason why it’s also the acting county seat of Montgomery County.
Believe it or not, Clarksville was first incorporated all the way back in 1785 and was actually Tennessee’s first incorporated city. It’s here you’ll find the oldest newspaper in the entire state, a prominent military base, and also Austin Peay State University, which is one of the fastest growing universities in all of Tennessee. Like most major Nashville suburbs, real estate in Clarksville mainly consists of detached single-family homes that range from stately executive style residences to a plethora of quaint little cottages that act as the perfect starter home.
The Clarksville TN Lifestyle
Clarksville is host to 53 manufacturing facilities, according to the Industrial Development Board, as well as many commercial and retail businesses. The board reports that top employers include Austin Peay State University (900 employees), Convergys Corporation (800), Jostens Printing and Publishing Division (700) and the Trane Company (1,400). As far as employment goes, perhaps what is widely associated with Clarksville is Fort Campbell, which provides the only air assault division, the 101st. The city is conveniently located on Interstate 24, only 40 miles away from Nashville. What also is located conveniently down the interstate is the city’s plethora of retail stores, restaurants, industries and medical services. Clarksville provides its residents with state of the art health care with its recently opened Gateway Medical Center, which also serves Kentucky residents. The hospital employs more than 1,200 professionals and has 270 beds.
Amenities & Attractions in Clarksville, TN
There is plenty of shopping to do in Clarksville from the Governor’s Square Mall on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard to the historic downtown district. Governor’s Square is anchored by the major retailers Sears, Dillard’s, JC Penney’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ross and Belk. Down in the downtown district, one can find shopping for outdoors apparel, jogging equipment, gifts, and furniture. Ms. Lucille’s Marketplace, near the corner of Madison Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and Ashland City Road, has 35,000 square feet and more than 130 booth spaces for hundreds of thrift shoppers. Restaurants abound in Clarksville, especially in the area where Wilma Rudolph Boulevard meets Interstate 24. The downtown district features the Blackhorse Pub & Brewery, Clarksville’s only brewery, serving steaks, pizza, and pasta as well.
Clarksville, TN Schools & Education
Education is a major industry in Clarksville. Montgomery County is home to eight public high schools, seven middle schools, and 23 elementary schools. There are private schools across Clarksville as well, such as Clarksville Academy and Clarksville Christian School. Public schools enrollment is more than 30,000 with faculty at more than 4,000. But one of the defining features of the city is its college life. Clarksville is home to Austin Peay State University as well as a satellite campus to Nashville State Community College.
Clarksville hosts many events throughout the year around its downtown and riverside areas. Each year in September the city hosts Riverfest, which features arts and music for two days on the side of the Cumberland River. There are also festivals for Halloween with candies distributed by local businesses in the downtown area, as well as for Christmas with the annual parade through the heart of the old city.