Clarksville is located in Howard County between just west of Columbia. Over half of Clarksville real estate in this rural community is maintained as open space. As a result, residents enjoy many activities like hiking, biking, and camping. Clarksville homeowners have one of the highest average incomes in the county and property values in town are among the highest in the nation. The proximity of Clarksville real estate to both Washington, D.C. and Baltimore; and their respective big-city amenities make it especially appealing. Moreover, many Clarksville homeowners enjoy its small town feel, due in part to its modest population of just under 8,000.