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Overview

Introduction to Clarksville, Indiana

Clarksville, Indiana, in Clark county, is 2 miles N of Louisville, Kentucky. Clarksville is part of the surrounding Louisville metro area.

Clarksville History

Clarksville was founded in 1783 by American Revolutionary War General George Rogers Clark, after whom the town was named. General Clark used this area as his base for operations during the war and established a post here in 1778. Clarksville is also home to the Falls of the Ohio State Park and the Colgate clock, which is one of the largest clocks in the world.

Clarksville and nearby Attractions

  • Falls of the Ohio State Park
  • Howard Steamboat Museum
  • Louisville Slugger Museum
  • Portland Museum
  • Louisville Zoological Garden
  • Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom

Things To Do In Clarksville

Clarksville offers a number of recreational facilities both for its visitors and residents. You can visit the Falls of the Ohio State Park and observe the 386 million year old fossils of plant and marine life. The Lapping Park offers facilities for golf and softball. It also has scenic picnic shelters and hiking trails.

Clarksville Transportation

Air transportation is available from Louisville International Airport.

Clarksville Higher Education

Indiana University-Southeast and Jefferson Community College are very close to the town.

People

Total Population 21,627
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 10,327
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 41.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.4%
Median Earnings25+ $31,427
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,731
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,401

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,280
% Above Poverty Level 88.4%
% Below Poverty Level 11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.7%
Median Gross Rent $747
Median House Value $111,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 12.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Clarksville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 2 miles N of Louisville, Kentucky
County Clark
Metro Area Louisville
Standard Zip Codes 47129
P.O. Box Zip Codes 47131
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.296
Longitude -85.76

Clarksville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LOUISVILLE STANDIFORD AP
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 70 to 87 F
Oct Temp 49 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station SCOTTSBURG
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station SHELBYVILLE 1 E
Distance 31.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Clarksville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cementville (47129)

Jeff (47129)

Jeffersonvlle (47129, 47131)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Charlestown 7,906 $51,451
Georgetown 3,084 $77,422
Jeffersonville 46,259 $62,590
New Albany 36,582 $49,681
Sellersburg 8,675 $70,613
Utica 711 $54,583

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Clarksville High Schools

CLARKSVILLE SENIOR HIGH SCH
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Serves 425 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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