Montgomery County Tennesee

Located just 30 minutes northwest of Nashville, Montgomery County sits at the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. While just enough removed from the city to be a laid-back community but not enough to be far from some of the region’s best amenities and resources, Montgomery County residents are able to experience an incredible quality of life. As the city of Nashville increases in popularity and desirability as does this neighboring county that is deeply rooted in history and culture.

The population in Montgomery County has increased substantially in the past few decades, showing the incredible demand for homes in this area. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, there are currently about 189,961 people who call this community home as of 2014. And growth and prosperity is the name of the game here. New attractions, expanding education systems and rapid development will continue in the coming years.

Working and Learning in Montgomery County

Spanning 539 square miles, Montgomery County has ample opportunity for employment and education. Montgomery County is anchored by Clarksville, the fifth-largest city in the state of Tennessee and a supplier of many jobs in the region. Deemed the Top Small Metro for Recruitment and Attraction by Expansion Management and the Silver Award Winner for Economic Development Deal of the Year from Business Facilities Magazines, Clarksville has a strong backbone of existing businesses and also serves as a prime locale for expanding and relocating businesses.

According to the Clarksville Montgomery County Industrial Development Board, some of the top employers in the community include Austin Peay State University, Agero, Akebono, Beach Oil Company, Bridgestone Metalpha and CDE Lightband. Clarksville-Montgomery County was also named by CNN Money Magazine as No. 4 among the best mid-sized metro areas to start a small business.

Montgomery County is also home to two major secondary education institutes as well as several smaller ones. Austin Peay State University is the fastest-growing university in the state with an enrollment of about 11,000 students throughout its two campuses and satellite locations. North Central Institute has been a huge part of the community since 1988, offering education in aviation maintenance and the Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and/or Powerplant license.

What to do in Montgomery County Tennessee

There is so much to do in Montgomery County and local officials have plans to continue to grow these opportunities with strategies already set in place. Local parks the historic downtown Clarksville and historic Collinsville all offer everyday activities to area residents. For those looking to get in touch with nature, Montgomery County is within minutes of the Dunbar Cave State Park, a beautiful 110-acre park featuring a massive cave.
Golfers rejoice in Montgomery County as well with Eastland Green Golf Course, Mason Rudolph Golf Course and Swan Lake Golf Course all within the county’s lines. The county is also home to the incredible Beachaven Vineyards and Winery, which has been a staple of the community since 1986.

Montgomery County is also host to a number of events and festivals, including the Rivers & Spires Festival, Jazz on the Lawn, Oktoberfest and Riverfest.


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