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Welcome to Clarktown ...

Clarktown is located in White County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Clarktown had a population of 132,929 people.<2> (see below for details).

Clarktown is 1,790 feet [546 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Clarktown (for example, toward Lakemont Heights), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Clarktown: (931)

Communities Also Named Clarktown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Clarktown - they are located in Ohio and Texas.

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

Communities near Clarktown ...

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

  • Cookeville [Putnam County]
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    • Cookeville [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Clarktown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,060 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cookeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cookeville<5>
  • Crossville [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossville
    • Crossville [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Clarktown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossville<5>
  • Sparta [White County]
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    • Sparta [White County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Clarktown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<5>
  • Algood [Putnam County]
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    • Algood [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Clarktown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Tansi Village [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Tansi Village
      • Lake Tansi Village [Cumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Clarktown
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,803 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Tansi Village
    • Newton [Cumberland County]
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      • Newton [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Clarktown
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,968 people
      • Newton has also been known as:
      • Peay
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    • Monterey [Putnam County]
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      • Monterey [Putnam County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Clarktown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,889 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monterey<5>
    • Dykes Crossroads [Cumberland County]
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      • Dykes Crossroads [Cumberland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Clarktown
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,281 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dykes Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dykes Crossroads
    • White Plains [Putnam County]
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      • White Plains [Putnam County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Clarktown
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Plains
    • Spencer [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
      • Spencer [Van Buren County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Clarktown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,710 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<5>

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 Clarktown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clarktown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clarktown. 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 Clarktown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarktown ...

Looking for more information about Clarktown? 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 Clarktown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Clarktown.

Adding Clarktown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Clarktown 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 Clarktown was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including White, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clarktown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarktown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Clarktown) 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 Clarktown. 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 ClarktownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarktown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9333, Longitude: -85.3100    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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