Montgomery County, located in Middle Tennessee, is one of the most historic, yet progressive counties in the region and home to the fifth largest city in the state. Montgomery County is one of the four counties included in the Clarksville, TN–KY Metropolitan Statistical Area and is located 30 minutes northwest of Nashville at the Tennessee-Kentucky state line.
As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population in Montgomery County is 172,331. Cities in the County include: Clarksville (the county seat), Cunningham, Palmyra, Southside and Woodlawn.
In 1796, when Tennessee became the 16th state, Tennessee County of which Clarksville was a part, was divided into Montgomery and Robertson counties with Clarksville the county seat of Montgomery County. The name Montgomery honored John Montgomery, who was a founder of Clarksville and a Revolutionary War leader.
Education became an important theme in the county in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries with the establishment of the Rural Academy in 1806 on the present site of Austin Peay State University.
Popular attractions and points of Interest in Montgomery County include: Historic Downtown Clarksville, Customs House Museum, Beachaven Winery, the Roxy Theatre and Historic Collinsville.
Montgomery County ranks in the top 25 for manufacturing employment in Tennessee and is also home to Fort Campbell’s 101st Airborne Division, the largest employer in Tennessee and Kentucky.
Montgomery County, TN Geography and Climate
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Montgomery County has a total area of 544 square miles of which 539 square miles is land and 5 square miles is water. Adjacent counties include: Christian County, Kentucky (north); Tod County, Kentucky (northeast); Robertson County (east); Cheatham County (southeast); Dickson County (south); Houston County (southwest); and Stewart County (west).
Montgomery County gets about 51 inches of rain per year and 6 inches of snowfall. Number of days with any measurable precipitation is 123. On average, there are 210 sunny days per year in Montgomery County with July highs around 91 degrees and January lows around 26 degrees.
Montgomery County, TN Economy
CNNMoney.com (2009) ranked Clarksville (County Seat) as fourth among mid-sized cities for business. Largest employers in Montgomery County include: Fort Campbell’s 101st Airborne Division, Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools, Trane, Convergys, Walmart and Gateway Health System.
Montgomery County, TN Real Estate and Housing Statistics
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Montgomery County, TN Schools
Montgomery County is served by the Clarksville – Montgomery County Schools System. Public Schools in Montgomery County include:
- Norman Smith Elementary School
- Moore Magnet School
- Northeast Elementary School
- Ringgold Elementary School
- Rossview Elementary School
- West Creek Elementary School
- Sango Elementary School
- Woodlawn Elementary School
- St. Bethlehem Elementary School
- Kenwood Middle School
- Montgomery Central Middle School
- New Providence Middle School
- Northeast Middle School
- Richview Middle School
- Rossview Middle School
- West Creek Middle School
- Clarksville High School
- Kenwood High School
- Middle College at APSU School
- Montgomery Central High School
- Northeast High School
- Northwest High School
- Rossview High School
- West Creek High School
Colleges/Universities in or Nearest to Montgomery County, TN
- Austin Peay State University
- Bethel College
- Miller-Motte Technical College
- Nashville State Community College
- Daymar Institute
- North Central Institute
- Queen City College
- Tennessee Technology Center
Hospitals/Medical Centers in or Nearest to Montgomery County, TN
- Gateway Medical Center
- Gateway-Vanderbilt Cancer Treatment Center
- Behavioral Healthcare Center at Clarksville
- Patients Choice Medical Center of Erin
- Jennie Stuart Medical Center
- Centennial Medical Center of Ashland city
- Patients Choice Medical Center of Erin
Montgomery County, TN Golf
- Eastland Green Golf Course
- Mason Rudolph Golf Course
- Swan Lake Golf Course
- Putterz Golf
- Clarksville Golf Country Club
- Cole Park Golf Course
Montgomery County, TN Airports
Montgomery County is served by Nashville International Airport and Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Airport also known as Outlaw Field.
Montgomery County, TN Real Estate – Montgomery County Tennessee Short Sales, Foreclosures, Short Sale Help and Foreclosure Assistance
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