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Welcome to Clarksville ...

The town of Clarksville is located in Clark 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 21,550 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Clarksville is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Clarksville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Clarksville and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Clarksville lies within the (812) area code.

The ZIP code for Clarksville: 47129<5>

Websites for Clarksville ...

Official Website: www.town.clarksville.in.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarksville had an population of 21,550 people. This is a decrease of 0.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarksville had a population of 21,724 people (or 19.71% of the total population of Clark County). This makes Clarksville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Clarksville represents 0.34% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,724 people, the population of Clarksville increased 1.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 21,400 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 two Indiana communities named Clarksville: This one is located in Clark County and the other is located in Hamilton County.

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

  • Jeffersontown [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffersontown
    • Jeffersontown [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Clarksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,562 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffersontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffersontown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeffersontown<7>
  • Saint Matthews [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Matthews
    • Saint Matthews [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Clarksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,985 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Matthews have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Matthews
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Matthews<7>
  • Shively [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shively
    • Shively [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Clarksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,690 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shively
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shively<7>
  • Lyndon [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndon
    • Lyndon [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Clarksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyndon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyndon<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Charlestown [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlestown
      • Charlestown [Clark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,544 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlestown<7>
    • Middletown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,898 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<7>
    • Douglass Hills [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglass Hills
      • Douglass Hills [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,714 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglass Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglass Hills
    • Crestwood [Oldham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crestwood
      • Crestwood [Oldham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crestwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crestwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crestwood<7>
    • Prospect [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prospect
      • Prospect [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,918 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prospect<7>
    • Hurstbourne [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurstbourne
      • Hurstbourne [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Clarksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurstbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurstbourne

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.

Cities, Towns and Villages of Indiana

About Clark County

About Indiana

The official website for Clarksville: www.town.clarksville.in.us/

The official website for Clark County: www.co.clark.in.us/

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Clark, 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 town (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 from Point A (ie- Clarksville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, 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 for your convenience: 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: 38.3223, Longitude: -85.7675       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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