Ft. Campbell, KY, the home of the 101st Airborne Division, is located on the border of Tennessee and Kentucky. This base is serviced by our Clarksville and Nashville offices.
Clarksville is the fifth largest city in the state of Tennessee. Located in the north central part of Middle Tennessee and on the banks of the Cumberland River, Clarksville is the county seat of Montgomery County. The population was 139,929 in 2010 and it is the ninth fastest growing city in the nation. Fort Campbell, the military base for the 101st Airborne Division, and Austin Peay State University are major elements of Clarksville. Fort Campbell has 80% of the active-duty soldiers and their families living on or near the base plus the Clarksville area is ranked second among places that military retirees are choosing to retire. The state capital, Nashville, also known as Music City USA, is located 40 miles southeast of Clarksville. Within a day's drive are 76% of major US cities.
Clarksville has a growing and diverse business and industry climate. Some of the companies that call Clarksville home are Bridgestone Metalpha USA, Convergys Corporation, Hemlock Semiconductor, Jostens Printing & Publishing Division and Trane Corporation. After Hemlock Semiconductor announced plans to build a billion dollar plant in Clarksville, Austin Peay State University constructed a new Hemlock Semiconductor Building for the university's Chemical Engineering Technology Degree program. This new degree program will support the plant which will produce semiconductors used in solar energy and computers.
Due to the moderate climate, an abundance of outdoor activities are within a short driving distance of Clarksville. The Clarksville/Montgomery area has 25 parks, five public swimming pools, nine golf courses and three community centers. On the downtown Cumberland RiverWalk, you can experience cycling, kite flying, frisbee throwing, fishing, running, boating and walking. Also in the downtown area, the new Clarksville Marina at Liberty Park allows easy access to the Cumberland River. Small lakes and woodlands ready for fishing and hunting are just a short distance from downtown. Land Between the Lakes national recreation area is 40 miles to the west of Clarksville.
With a rich history of culture, Clarksville and its surrounding areas have many points of interest. A few of these places are: the Roxy Theatre located in downtown Clarksville, Clarksville City Arboretum, Port Royal State Park (historic community site and location of one of the oldest European civilizations in Montgomery County), Customs House Museum and Cultural Center,L & N Train Station (restored downtown train station), Wilma Rudolph Square honoring one of America's most outstanding Olympic athletes, Beachaven Vineyards and Winery, Dunbar Cave State Natural Area, and the King's Bluff Rock climbing located along the Cumberland River. Numerous festivals and celebrations, such as the Rivers and Spires festival, Christmas on the Cumberland and Jammin in the Alley, dot the calendar throughout the year. For those who like to shop, one-of-a kind boutiques are located in and around Clarksville plus the Governor's Square Mall has over 100 stores located inside it.
Beautiful rolling hills surround Clarksville, so whether you prefer a farm with acreage or a home in the city, a variety of housing options are available. The average cost of a home is around $145,000 and the average monthly rent for a two bedroom apartment is $650 therefore making the Clarksville area one of the most affordable places to live in the country. With the cost of living approximately 15% below the national average, the city's affordability and central location have made it very desirable for anyone to call Clarksville their home!
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