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.

Wonderful place to live.
Reviewed by dq3232
on September 17, 2012
i was born and raised in this to wn its great how anytime anyone needs help big or small you get plenty of help whether its for flood clean up food drives someones home burns down and they need clothes and goods if you need help sometimes you even have to ask and dont forget our military base we are sad when they leave and happy when they return and many we dont even know i love clarksville and this is the town with people who will say hi and dont even know you but its just a great town and i love it
Reviewed by LAURACRAWFORD90
on September 17, 2012
People here support their troops through and through.There are signs on business everywhere saying "Welcome Home Troops" or "We Support our Troops. In a lot of neighborhoods you will find an American flag hanging out on someone's house.
Reviewed by rachel_lee_76
on September 17, 2012
Our first duty station was Fort Campbell and haven't been to any other town that could even come close! By far the most patriotic, Rakassan!
Reviewed by gt032v
on September 17, 2012
Clarksville stands behind the troops and supports them on a daily basis!
Reviewed by lwick
on September 17, 2012
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