Clarksville is located approximately 45 miles northwest of Nashville along the Cumberland River.
Clarksville is one of Tennessee's fastest growing cities and is home to Fort Campbell, base of the famous 101st Airborne Division. Boating and fishing on the Cumberland are popular pasttimes.
Austin Peay State University provides the educational, cultural and Division I sports opportunities to the city.
Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Clarksville ranks as one of the best retirement destinations in the country, ranking high in taxes, demographic diversity, natural hazards risk and age of population. Clarksville ranks low in population growth and family income.
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