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|Total Area||95.5 sq mi (247.4 km2)|
|Time Zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|Official Website||Official Website of Clarksville|
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|Clarksville is a city that is located in the northern region of the US state of Tennessee. It serves as the seat of government for Montgomery County and is the fifth largest city in the state. It is located very near the Tennessee Kentucky border. English is the primary language spoken in Clarksville.
The city was named after General George Rogers Clark, the Revolutionary War hero, who was the brother of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark expeditions. The city was incorporated in 1785. The city was primarily a small agricultural/industrial community until Austin Peay State University moved to town and Fort Campbell was built nearby. Today it is a busy town that serves as a major corridor between Kentucky and Tennessee.
Clarksville has a humid subtropical climate which means hot, humid summers and cool winters. Summer temperatures can be hot at times, even extending into the 90's Fahrenheit. Winter temperatures can be cool, sometimes dipping below freezing. Snowfall occurs from time to time in Clarksville. The area receives most of its rainfall during the months of July through August.
The Clarksville Museum and Cultural Center is home to several local and international works of art, as well as historical memorabilia from the area's history. The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in downtown Clarksville and is the second largest such museum in the state. The Wilma Rudolph statue in downtown honors the Olympian Wilma Rudolph who hails from the Clarksville area. Port Royal State Park is an outdoor venue that is also one of the oldest settlements in the state.
The Clarksville airport is served by Outlaw Field, which is a small private airfield that is home to a few aircraft companies and flight schools. The closest major airport is Nashville International Airport, which offers flights with major domestic and international carriers to destinations in the US, Canada, Mexico, Asia, and Europe daily.
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