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Welcome to Clarksville ...

Clarksville is located in McLean County<1>.


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


Clarksville is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Clarksville ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.mcleancochamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Clarksville, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Clarksville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Illinois communities named Clarksville: This one is located in McLean County and the other is located in Clark County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 43 communities that are also named Clarksville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, 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.

  • Bloomington
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Normal
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Pontiac
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontiac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontiac
    • Pontiac is located in Livingston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,176 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontiac <4>
  • Fairbury
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • El Paso
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for El Paso have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Paso
    • El Paso is located in Woodford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,700 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for El Paso <4>
  • Lexington
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
    • Lexington is located in McLean County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,020 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington <4>
  • Minonk
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Hudson
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
    • Hudson is located in McLean County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,810 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson <4>
  • Chenoa
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Gridley
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gridley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gridley
    • Gridley is located in McLean County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,392 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gridley <4>

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Clarksville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Clarksville.

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 McLean County: www.mclean.gov/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including McLean, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarksville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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