Clarksville, Tennessee

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

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

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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.

I love America and so does everyone else I know that lives here!
Reviewed by dotsonville_jen
on September 17, 2012
I've lived here since I was 14, longer than anywhere else. I graduated from high school here, attended college here, and am raising my son here. I love this town and being an ex-army brat, I feel most comfortable here, so close to Ft. Campbell. Because we are all tied in one way or the other to the army base, we understand what service to your country is all about. So many of our soldiers, community members, have fought for our country. Too many have perished. So, we rally together, for love of our country and of our soldiers. We understand patriotism. We are extremely patriotic.
Reviewed by Lyzz
on September 17, 2012
Everyone is very supportive and we pull together as a community. I love this town, I would not want to live anywhere else.
Reviewed by RonaConley
on September 17, 2012
great military support!!
Reviewed by Rachel
on September 17, 2012
Love driving down Fort Campbell Blvd. and seeing every business establishment with a welcome home message!
Reviewed by Ruthie
on September 17, 2012
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