Introduction to Clarksville, Arkansas
In 1836, Clarksville became the county seat of Johnson county, which was founded on November 16, 1833, and was named after Ben Johnson, a Territorial Judge. The city was named after Lorenzo N. Clarke, a large landowner in the area. Clarksville was incorporated on December 21, 1848.
Clarksville and nearby Attractions
- Whitetail World
- Prairie Grove Battlefield
- Blythe's Museum
- Lake Dardanelle State Park
Things To Do In Clarksville
One can visit the Logan County Museum and Altus Heritage House Museum. Art lovers can spend their leisure time at the Walton Fine Arts Center. While in the city, one can visit the many Presbyterian, Baptist, and other churches such as the First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, and Jamestown Assembly of God Church. Those interested in shopping can visit the Sherwood Shopping Center. The Woodward Amusement Machine Park is also worth visiting. The Clarksville City Park and Greenbrier Creek are places one can visit with family and friends.
The Drake Field Airport provides facility for air transportation.
Clarksville Higher Education
Arkansas Tech University, Westark College, University of Arkansas Main Campus, Northwest Arkansas Community College, and the University of Central Arkansas offer higher educational opportunities.