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Welcome to Clarksville ...

The city of Clarksville is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Clarksville is located in Red River County<1> and is the County Seat for Red River County.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Clarksville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1839.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clarksville has a population of 3,094 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Clarksville is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Clarksville is located in the (903) area code.

The ZIP code for Clarksville: 75426<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarksville had an population of 3,094 people. This is a decrease of 5.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarksville had a population of 3,285 people (which is 25.54% of the total population of Red River County).

The population of Clarksville represents 0.01% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people).

With a 2010 count of 3,285 people, the population of Clarksville decreased 15.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,883 people).

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

Communities Also Named Clarksville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Texas communities named Clarksville: This one is located in Red River County and the other is located in Cameron County.

Beyond Texas, 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), 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 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.

  • Blossom
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Bogata
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogata
    • Bogata is located in Red River County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,063 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bogata <5>
  • Detroit
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Detroit have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Detroit
    • Detroit is located in Red River County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 684 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Detroit <5>
  • Deport
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Talco
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Avery
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avery
    • Avery is located in Red River County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 454 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avery <5>
  • Annona
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Sherry
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherry
    • Sherry is located in Red River County
  • Bagwell
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Cuthand
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuthand
    • Cuthand is located in Red River County

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. Our list includes 8 papers. 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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Clarksville was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Clarksville in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Clarksville post office opened in 1839.

For more details, see References and Mentions 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 State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Red River, 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 Clarksville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarksville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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