The town of Clarksville is located in the County of Mecklenburg. It covers a total area of 5.2 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in arts and crafts, automotive, construction, textiles, information technology, pharmaceuticals, hotels, insurance, oil and lubrication and real estate, contributing to the economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by variety stores, thrift shops, campgrounds, public libraries, parks, libraries and garden centers, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.