Rankings & Recognition

  • #6 County for Investment Coming In To Tennessee, Smart Asset, August 2017
  • Third Lowest Tax Burden (Tennessee), WalletHub, April 2017
  • 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, July 31, 2018

In his first official meeting Wednesday as executive director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board, newly-hired Frank Tate was soaking in the reality of everything from major, nine-digit corporate investments under construction, to tax increment financing plans for small, private downtown redevelopment ventures.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Contact Melinda Shepard at or 931-245-4341 to find out more about the free coworking space.

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