Rankings & Recognition

  • Foreign Investment Makes Powerful Impact in Tennessee, Area Development, January 2017
  • #19 U.S. City for Job Growth in 2016, 24/7 Wall St./ , December 2016
  • Montgomery County Earns ThreeStar Certification by State of Tennessee, Annually Since 2011
  • Montgomery County Named #7 In the State of Tennessee For Incoming Investments,, July 2016
  • #7 City Where Millennials are Buying Homes,, May 2016
  • Tennessee Named State of the Year, Southern Business & Development 2015
  • #1 Market for First Time Home Buyers, MSN, March 2015
  • #6 City Where Millennials are Moving for Bigger Paychecks, Time, September 2014
  • Top City For Millennials, Money Magazine, Summer 2014
  • Tennessee Named State of the Year, Business Facilities magazine, 2014 and 2013
  • Hankook Tire Awarded Silver for Economic Deal of the Year, Business Facilities 2013
  • CMC Corporate Business Park Named a Select Tennessee Certified Site, Fall 2013
  • 5th Fastest Growing City in the nation, U.S. Census Bureau, July 2013
  • 2nd Fastest Growing Metropolitan Statistical Area in the Nation, U.S. Census Bureau, July 2013
  • 4th Highest Per Capita Personal Income in the State of Tennessee, Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2013
  • Montgomery County Green Certified Business, May 2013
  • Rivers & Spires Festival Awarded Silver Grand Pinnacle Award by International Festival & Event Association, Fall 2012
  • Rivers & Spires Festival named a TOP 20 Event by Southeast Tourism Society, Spring 2011
  • 8th in Low Cost Manufacturing Centers with less than 500,000 in population, Business Facilities 2010
  • 10th in Top 10 Metro Best Cost of Living for cities with less than a 350,000 population, Business Facilities 2010
  • #4 Nationwide for Alternative Energy Industry Leaders, Business Facilities, 2010 State
  • Best Place in Tennessee To Raise Your Kids; Business Week, 2010
  • Best City to Start a Business, CNN/Money 2009
  • Business Facilities Magazine Silver Award for 2009 Economic Deal of the Year
  • 9th Fastest Growing City in the Nation, U.S. Census Bureau, July 2008
  • 10th Fastest Growing Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in the Nation, U.S. Census Bureau, March 2008
  • Most Promising Real Estate Appreciation Market in the Country, Fiserv, January 2008
  • Rivers and Spires Festival awarded Gold Grand Pinnacle, International Festival & Events Association, 2007
  • Top Small Metro for Recruitment & Attraction, Expansion Management, July 2007
  •  #9 Best City for Relocating Families in the Mid-Sized Metro Market, Worldwide ERC and Primacy Relocation, May 2006
  • #4 in US as Most Affordable City by CNN Money, March 2006
  • One of the South'­s Top 10 Places with Plenty of Talented Labor, Southern Business & Development, Spring 2006
  • # 20 Best Performing City in the Country's 200 Largest Metros, Milken Institute, February 2006
  • Rivers & Spires Festival named a TOP 100 Event by American Bus Association, 2004-2016



Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, the Department of Economic and Community Development and LG Electronics Inc. officials today announced the company will build a new home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville. The global manufacturer, with headquarters in South Korea, is a leader in appliances, electronics and mobile devices. LG will invest $250 million in the facility, creating at least 600 new jobs in Montgomery County. 

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Clarksville metropolitan statistical area (MSA) ranked 19th in the nation for fastest job growth. A report released today from 24/7 Wall St., a Delaware-based financial news company, studied employment and job growth from October 2015 to October 2016 for 387 metro areas and announced the top 25 U.S. cities.

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