What Time Is It In Clarksville?

What is the current time in Clarksville, Tennessee

The current time in Clarksville, Tennessee is

4:43 PM

The date is April 15, 2024

Quick facts

  • Clarksville is 5:00 behind GMT right now
  • Clarksville's time zone is Central Time

What Time Zone is Clarksville, Tennessee In?

Clarksville is in Central Time time zone, also sometimes abbreviated to CT. There are many cities and states in this time zone. This time zone consists of two "sub" time zones: CST and CDT. It is one or the other, depending on the time of year. In CT, clocks are typically moved forward and backwards anually (once forward and once backward every year).

Timezone Pacific Mountain Central Eastern
GMT Offset -7:00 -7:00 -5:00 -4:00
12-hour time 5:43 PM 4:43 PM 2:43 PM 2:43 PM
24-hour time 17:43 16:43 14:43 14:43
Military time 1743 1643 1443 1443

Compared to other cities in Tennessee, Clarksville offers a unique blend of events and traditions throughout the year. While Nashville and Memphis may be the music meccas of Tennessee, Clarksville's festivals and local events offer a more authentic experience. The city is also conveniently located within a few hours' drive of popular suburbs such as Franklin, Murfreesboro, and Hendersonville.


  • Average temperature: 60-75°F
  • Climate: Mild and rainy
  • Unique traditions and events: Rivers and Spires Festival, featuring live music, food, and carnival rides
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 80-90°F
  • Climate: Hot and humid
  • Unique traditions and events: Jammin' in the Alley, a weekly concert series featuring local musicians
  • Average daylight: 14-15 hours


  • Average temperature: 50-70°F
  • Climate: Cool and crisp
  • Unique traditions and events: Rivers and Spires Craft Beer Festival, featuring over 70 craft beers from around the country
  • Average daylight: 10-12 hours


  • Average temperature: 30-50°F
  • Climate: Cold and snowy
  • Unique traditions and events: Christmas on the Cumberland, a holiday light display along the riverfront
  • Average daylight: 9-10 hours

Clarksville is a city located in the state of Tennessee, in the Central Time Zone. It is 6 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-6). The nearest timezone border is approximately 50 miles away, and it is in the Eastern Time Zone. The travel time to the nearest states, Kentucky and Alabama, is approximately 1 hour and 2 hours, respectively. The neighboring cities include Nashville, Hopkinsville, and Springfield. It would take approximately 36 hours to drive from Clarksville to the opposite coast of America. Learn more about traveling to Clarksville and explore its rich history and culture.

City Distance (miles) Drive Time (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 2,238 44.76 -2
White House in Washington D.C. 615 12.3 -1
Denali National Park 3,731 74.62 -4
Las Vegas Strip 1,696 33.92 -2
Citizens Bank Park 804 16.08 -1
Niagara Falls 607 12.14 -1
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 2,438 48.76 -2
Yellowstone 1,200 24 -1
Manhattan 845 16.9 -1
Grand Canyon 1,482 29.64 -1

Other times in the United States

The United States has four main time zones and six time zones including Alaska and Hawaii. Time can span between six hours and range from -5 UTC hours to -10 UTC, making time in Clarksville change by a 6 hour time frame in the United States. Here are the most popular current times across the USA.

City State Timezone 12-hour time 24 hour time Military time
New York City New York Eastern Time 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Eastern Time 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Boston Massachusetts Eastern Time 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Chicago Illinois Central Time 6:42 PM 18:42 1842
Phoenix Arizona Mountain Time 5:42 PM 17:42 1742
Los Angeles California Pacific Time 4:42 PM 16:42 1642

Fast Facts About Clarksville

What time zone is Clarksville in?

Clarksville is in the Central Time time zone

What is Clarksville time compared to UTC?

UTC or Coordinated Universal Time is the global time standard, and Clarksville is offset by -5:00.