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 an awesome city that recognizes and appreciates its soldiers.
Reviewed by alynwalsh
on September 17, 2012
This is a community that has truly embraced the thousands of amazing military men and women that serve our country to keep us safe. Our town has such tremendous respect and admiration for our military. We truly do look at our soldiers as heroes...that put their lives on the line on a regular basis to protect our freedom. There are so many events, programs and celebrations that our town has to honor and salute our local military.
Reviewed by StevieK
on September 17, 2012
I am so proud to be an American and to live in the great city of Clarksville Tennessee and to be able to walk among the heroes that protects our great country. I have stepped aside when standing in line to let a soldier get in front of me. They are taking care of me and my Family and I want to do everything I can as a old woman to help and show love to them. God Bless The USA!
Reviewed by CarolynHarris
on September 17, 2012
Great place to live and work.
Reviewed by kpowell
on September 17, 2012
Clarksville supports the troops like no other I've seen.
Reviewed by srporter
on September 17, 2012
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