Fort Campbell, a United States Army Command, straddles the Kentucky and Tennessee line and is located only 10 miles from Clarksville, TN. Clarksville is growing rapidly and is currently the fifth largest city in the state. Fort Campbell is home to the Screaming Eagles, the 101st Airborne Division.
On post at Fort Campbell there is shopping, seven schools, modern hospitals, and religious and recreational activities available for on and off-post families. In addition to these amenities on-post, there are many things to do and see off-post in Clarksville, TN for example, the Cumberland Riverwalk, Dunbar Cave State Natural Area, and the Smith-Trahern Mansion.
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Public & DoDDS Schools
Two school districts serve Fort Campbell and Clarksville, TN.
- Clarksville/Montgomery County School System
- Fort Campbell School System
- Colleges and Universities
- Colleges and Universities associated with the Fort Campbell Education Center:
- Austin Peay State University
- City Colleges of Chicago
- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
- Hopkinsville Community College
- Murray State University
- North Central Institute
Fort Campbell Family Housing provides community centers in each of the 15 communities. For more information on Fort Campbell Family housing visit: http://www.ftcampbellfh.com/index.asp.
Clarksville, TN is a patriotic town with a strong military influence. Clarksville, TN was also awarded No. 1 Small City of the South in Entrepreneurs magazine and has an average home sale price of $141,124 for 2008. Off-base housing is a popular option among the military here as Clarksville, TN boasts many options for military homes.
A VA Loan provides many opportunities to get more out of your home investment. For instance, it is easier to qualify for VA loan than a conventional loan and in many instances there is no down payment needed. if you choose to go with off base housing check out VA Loan options in Clarksville, TN.