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Clarksville is a town in Mecklenburg County.

The community was named after its founder, Clarke Royster

The latitude of Clarksville is 36.623N. The longitude is -78.557W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 361 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,305.


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Median household income
Local
$33,063
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clarksville demographic reports
Clarksville is near the North Carolina border.
Developed as a tobacco market

The damming of the Roanoke River in the early 1950s had a major impact on the area, making Clarksville the only town on the 50,000-acre body of water named after an island upstream, Buggs Island Lake

Local festivals include:
  • Southside Jazz Festival - May 19, 2007
  • Harvest Days Festival - Oct. 6-7, 2007
  • Native American Festival and Pow-Wow - May 12, 2007
  • Virginia Lake Festival - July 19-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Clarksville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Occoneechee State Park, John H. Kerr/Buggs Island Lake
Historic sites and museums: Prestwould Plantation

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8% of Clarksville residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clarksville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clarksville was $20,546, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Clarksville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Clarksville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $324.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $793.


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Libraries in Clarksville include Clarksville Area Public Library ... View libraries

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Mecklenburg County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clarksville political report.

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The average commute time for Clarksville workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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