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Welcome to Clarksville ...

The city of Clarksville is located in Butler County<1>.

The location of Clarksville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clarksville has a population of 1,344 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Clarksville.

Clarksville is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Clarksville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Clarksville is within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Clarksville: 50619<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarksville had an population of 1,344 people. This is a decrease of 6.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarksville had a population of 1,439 people (or 9.68% of the total population of Butler County). This makes Clarksville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Clarksville represents 0.05% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 214th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,439 people, the population of Clarksville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,441 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Clarksville.

Communities Also Named Clarksville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Clarksville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clarksville.

Communities near Clarksville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Clarksville.

  • Waverly [Bremer County]
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    • Waverly [Bremer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Clarksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,298 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<7>
  • Charles City [Floyd County]
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    • Charles City [Floyd County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Clarksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charles City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charles City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charles City<7>
  • Parkersburg [Butler County]
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    • Parkersburg [Butler County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Clarksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkersburg<7>
  • Denver [Bremer County]
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    • Denver [Bremer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Clarksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,879 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denver<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nashua [Chickasaw County]
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      • Nashua [Chickasaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,571 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<7>
    • Shell Rock [Butler County]
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      • Shell Rock [Butler County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shell Rock<7>
    • Greene [Butler County]
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      • Greene [Butler County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,059 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greene have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greene
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greene<7>
    • Aplington [Butler County]
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      • Aplington [Butler County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,039 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aplington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aplington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aplington<7>
    • Janesville [Bremer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janesville
      • Janesville [Bremer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Janesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Janesville<7>
    • Allison [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allison
      • Allison [Butler County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allison<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clarksville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clarksville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clarksville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Clarksville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clarksville. See our Newspapers Page for Clarksville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarksville ...

Looking for more information about Clarksville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Clarksville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clarksville.

Adding Clarksville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Clarksville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Clarksville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Clarksville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Clarksville on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Butler County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clarksville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Butler County: www.butlercoiowa.org/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Butler, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clarksville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarksville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Clarksville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clarksville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clarksville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Clarksville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ClarksvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarksville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7799, Longitude: -92.6681       In this case, the coordinates for Clarksville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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