Clarksville, Tennessee


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

6 Votes - "Most Patriotic"
1 Votes - "Friendliest"


Clarksville is the proud home of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division. This town completely rallies around their military and wrote more celebratory reviews than any other town on Best of the Road. The city has volunteer welcoming patrons for soldiers returning from service and organizations like Bikers Who Care that support the troops. They even have children in a neighborhood color guard who help a veteran conduct a flag raising ceremony every holiday.

The people are so patriotic they host regular appreciation events, have painted murals around town, hang ‘Welcome Home’ signs when troops return, and provide military discounts. Captain and Clark met veterans who still give back and support their neighbors and said, “We were able to see and do so much, but what really stood out to us were the people that we met.”

Visitors should be sure to see Liberty Park, the Clarksville Marina, and the Downtown Market while in town. The Downtown Market is hosted every Saturday during summer and most of fall. Otherwise known as the “farmer’s market,” the event helps support local businesses and promotes healthy eating.

Over summer you can enjoy live outdoor music during Riverfest and anytime you can tour the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center. Parks After Dark is a popular summer program, which offers concerts and “Movies in the Park” screenings.

Clarksville is very supportive of their military family.
Reviewed by princessirene
on September 17, 2012
This city does a great job supporting its local military members. Every April, there is a festival dedicated to the Soldiers at Fort Campbell, KY which is known as Rivers and Spires.
Reviewed by jeffreyallankent
on September 17, 2012
The people of Clarksville are all here for the same reason; to support our troops and the USA.
Reviewed by missjadeashley
on September 17, 2012
Supports not only the military community but also as whole and everyone is very proud to be American
Reviewed by SkiSki
on September 17, 2012
Clarksville is a wonderful little town near Ft. Campbell KY. They are definitely the most patriotic towns I have ever had the privilege to visit and live in. They have hundreds of events yearly to honor our service men and women and do their best to accommodate military families.
Reviewed by KTRodriguez
on September 17, 2012
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