Fort Campbell, KY Local InformationClarksville, Tennessee is the closest major city near Fort Campbell with a population of 139,929 and is located in Montgomery County and Cheatham County. Hopkinsville, Kentucky, is a smaller city also near base, with a population of 31,577 people in Christian County and Todd County.
Local Housing Rental Prices: The average apartment rent in the Clarksville area ranges from $480 to $720 per month, with a median of about $600 per month. In Hopkinsville, the prices ranges from $260 to $550, with a median of $405 per month.
Local Housing Purchase Prices: The average price for a house in Clarksville is about $124,000, while Hopkinsville is about $97,100.
Short Description of the Area: Fort Campbell is located on both sides of the Tennessee-Kentucky border in the towns of Clarksville, TN, and Hopkinsville, KY. The post office is located on the Kentucky side, so Fort Campbell's official address is in Kentucky. The two cities are also known as the Clarksville TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area which is spread over 4 counties and is the second-fastest growing metro area in the country with a population of about 230,000. Clarksville is the 5th largest city in Tennessee.
Climate and Weather: The climate of the Clarksville area is fairly humid and is more prone to tornadoes than the state as a whole. Humidity ranges between a low of 62% in March and a high around 82% in August. The average annual precipitation is 50.81 inches with most rain falling from April to June. About 6 inches of snow falls annually here, from November to February. The average temperature during July is 78.4 degrees Fahrenheit, with highs that can reach 100. The average during January is 35.8 degrees.