Clarksville is located in the Clark county of the State of Indiana. As a part of the Louisville Metropolitan Area, Clarksville Indiana has a population of approximatively 21,700 inhabitants. Clarksville Indiana was founded on the Ohio River, in 1783, being the first American town to be established in the Northwest Territory.
Top Attractions within Clarksville
The Colgate Clock, one of the biggest clocks in the world, is located in Clarksville. It was designed by Warren Day, one of Colgate's engineers, and produced by the Seth Thomas Clock Company. It is a representation of the Colgate-Palmolive factory, which has had a major impact on developing the area economically and financially. The Colgate Clock is a landmark of Clarksville and it is the favorite place for people to meet, whether they live here or are just visiting.
The Falls of the Ohio State Park is one of the most important natural attractions of the Clarksville region. As part of the local National Wildlife Conservation Areas, the Falls of Ohio State Park are a great place to visit if you want to know more about early life and fossils. This is an exposed fossil beds ground, most of the remains to be seen here are dating from the Devonian period, of the Jeffersonville Limestone. The park also incorporates a visitor center, containing many other memorabilia and collections of art works related to fossils and the people who had a major impact on the development of the Clarksville region.
The Lapping Park is the perfect place to spend sunny days in Clarksville, in fun outdoor activities with your friends and family. The 332 acres surface covers facilities both for playing sports and for a natural wildlife and flora reservation, having designated areas for each of these aspects. The sports that can be enjoyed here are: golf, tennis, softball, volleyball, basketball and many more. Children can also use the playground facilities. There are many things to see and use in the park, such as a lodge, an amphitheater and a shelter house. Designated trails for walking and hiking will take visitors to see natural habitats.