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 have lived here for 18 years and I have had opportunities to serve here that I never had in any other places I have lived.
Reviewed by bossnasstn
on September 17, 2012
We have lived here for over 15 years, and Clarksville is a great town! the community supports Ft. Campbell and it is wonderful!
Reviewed by wenjem
on September 17, 2012
The military families remind you of how proud we should be to live here.
Reviewed by joejmcnulty
on September 17, 2012
Clarksville is a great town! It has a little bit of everything. Great shopping, activities, and restaurants. Most importantly it is the home of the 101st Airborne Screaming Eagles. We love and support our troops!
Reviewed by oinkee
on September 17, 2012
Moved here 8 years ago and love it here. Nice folks, good job opportunities, low cost of living and good schools. Plus it's just gorgeous here in the spring and fall.
Reviewed by karelbiggs
on September 17, 2012
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