Fort Campbell, KY - Nearby Cities

    Oak Grove, KY
    Located just off Interstate 24 and only 2 miles from Fort Campbell military installation, Oak Grove has a population of 8,000 and is one of the fastest growing communities in Kentucky. With its proximity to Fort Campbell, it is known as "The Hometown of Fort Campbell" located just outside the gates of the 101st Airborne Division. With music venues, antique stores and small-town festivals, Oak Grove prides itself on its support of the military and the 101st Screaming Eagles.

    Homes in the area have a median listing price of $200,000 with a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in the $275,000 price range. Rental homes range from $605 a month for a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath home to $750 for a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home. Temporary lodging is available in the area in a variety of hotels including the Days Inn and the Holiday Inn Express. Facilities provide free breakfasts, complimentary high-speed internet service, and on-site swimming pools.

    Major attractions in the Oak Grove area include the War Memorial Park which offers a Memorial Walking Trail, and a Performing Arts Center. The Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum offers a history of the 101st Screaming Eagles. The Wings of Liberty Military Museum honors the heritage of Fort Campbell, and the Jefferson Davis Monument sits proudly at the site of Davis' birth.

    Clarksville, KY
    Clarksville offers many outdoor activities for families to enjoy. From Putt-Putt golf to visiting a Century Farm for outdoor hayrides, pumpkin picking, and interaction with the farm animals, Clarksville offers fun-filled family outings year round. Located just 9.6 miles from Fort Campbell, the town offers economical housing options for active-duty military and their families.

    Houses for sale in the area average between $150,000 and $200,000, with rentals averaging between $581 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit and $1400 for a 4bedroom, 2 bath unit. Numerous hotels offer temporary lodging including the Hampton Inn, Fairfield Inn, and Wingate.

    Clarksville's downtown district is an architectural dream with 1870s historical architecture along the Public Square. Emerald Hill Mansion is also a nearby historical structure and is listed in the National Register of Historical Sites. It is now home to the Alumni Center of Austin Peay State University.

    Hopkinsville, KY
    Located just 16 miles from Fort Campbell Army base, Hopkinsville is home to one of the largest manufacturers of bowling balls in the country. Ebonite International includes brands such as Hammer Bowling, Dyno-Thane, and Columbia 300. The town produces 98% of the bowling balls in the world. With a population of 30,000 people, it is the choice of many active-duty military and their families.

    Homes for sale in the area range from $160,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with 1660 square feet to a $275,000 for a 3 bedroom, 3

    Lafayette, KY
    Lafayette is located about 19 miles from the Fort Campbell military installation and was named in honor of the Revolutionary War hero, Marquis de Lafayette. As of 2008, the population was 215 people. All households in Lafayette are located in rural areas. Housing opportunities are available with acreage and wide open spaces for easy country living.

    Homes for sale have a median price of $73,000, quite a bit lower than the state average price of $118,400. About 76% of residents in Lafayetteville own their home. A rental property in a nearby neighborhood will run about $581 for a 1-2 bedroom, 1-2 bath residence with a 2-3 bedroom unit running from $599 to $650 range. Temporary lodging is provided by such hotels as Quality Inn, Days Inn, and Best Western Inns offering kitchenette units and on-site swimming pools.

    Lafayette is a quiet, rural community with an easy-going charm and an abundance of land for home building. The estimated median income for the area is $33,304. Families can find a peaceful and serene environment in which to enjoy family life.

    Herndon, KY
    Herndon is just 11 miles from Fort Campbell and offers great recreational facilities and entertainment venues within minutes of the town. The Stadium of Champions sports complex is close by with multipurpose soccer fields, baseball fields, and community centers. Museums and shopping centers offer entertainment opportunities nearby as well.

    Homes for sale in the area show a median listing price of $100,500, and Herndon's cost of living is 25% less than the national average. Herndon's population is 835 people, making the open acreage for sale readily available. Apartments for rent are approximately $539 to $599 depending on the number of bedrooms requested. A one bedroom, one bath unit can run as low as $325 a month. Hotels such as the Comfort Suites are available for temporary lodging and include free breakfasts, free Wi-Fi internet access, and fitness centers.

    The town is an idyllic setting for a slower-paced lifestyle, with its temperate climate and nearby favorite destination, Land between the Lakes, a wilderness and recreational area with activities for all ages.

    Big Rock, TN
    Big Rock is a small community in Tennessee with nearby events such as the Tennessee State Fair and the Half Moon Music Festival. Located just 28 miles from Fort Campbell, the town has cost-effective housing options for those looking for an easy commute the military installation.

    Homes for sale range from $70,000 for a 2 bedroom 1 bath unit to $129,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Home rentals run between $558 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath home and $650 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Temporary lodging is available at nearby hotels such as the Super 8 and the Knights Inn with room rates running about $59 a night.

    Big Rock is also known for its wide-open spaces for dirt bike and ATV riding. It boasts 2,000 acres with 500 acres available for full-size vehicles to go 4-wheeling. The property is available 363 days a year. Other attractions in the area include Old Timers Day, the Polly Crockett Festival and the Maple Lane Farm Corn Maze (popular in the fall).