Quality of Life

As the fifth fastest growing city in the United States, Clarksville has positioned itself as a community that is an ideal place to work, live and play. With the great amount of recent economic growth, Clarksville has seen its population increase at an unprecedented rate.

Nestled in the scenic region of Middle Tennessee, Clarksville is easily accessible from several major interstates and is only 40 miles north of the Nashville International Airport (BNA). Strategically located on the Cumberland River, it is within a day's drive from 76 percent of major U.S. cities.

When you look at the livability of Clarksville, you'll find metropolitan amenities and conveniences blended with small town hospitality and values. Clarksville is a scenic river city that is steeped in history with residents who enjoy modern day living. Business Week even ranked Clarksville as Tennessee's Best Place to Raise Your Kids.

Part of the charm that makes up this community is the array of year-round attractions that bring the downtown alive throughout the year. The award-winning Rivers and Spires Festival boasts music, food, art and free family fun each April. The City of Clarksville hosts free annual events such as Christmas on the Cumberland, Jammin' in the Alley, Liberty Live and Movies In The Park.

Recreation enthusiasts also find plenty of adventure in Clarksville. The Marina at Liberty Park, the Blueways and Greenways are a vital part of available outdoor amenities, giving residents miles of scenic walking, biking, running, kayaking, boating and canoeing options.

Underlying all this rich way of life is an affordable cost of living - about 15% below the national average, according to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index. Best of all you'll find friendly and welcoming people who love calling Clarksville home, and we hope you and your business do too.

Clarksville-Montgomery County boasts:
34 parks with 644 acres total
5 public swimming pools
6 golf courses
9 tennis courts
2 movie theaters
3 community centers

For more information see the Clarksville Parks & Recreation website.

News

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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