Clarksville is an unincorporated community in Howard County. The community is named for William Clark, a farmer who owned much of the land on which the community now lies. Clarksville is a gateway community to rural Western Howard County. Some of the most expensive homes on the East Coast are located in or around the town, whose property values are among the highest in the country. The villages of River Hill and Pheasants Ridge are contained within Clarksville, the newest additions to the planned community of Columbia. Clarksville is an easy commute to the Baltimore/Annapolis/Washington areas, with Fort Meade and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab only a few minutes down the road.

  • Doing Business Here

    Howard County boasts a thriving and vibrant economy, which makes it the first choice for smart businesses looking to start or expand in the Mid-Atlantic. Add in its central location between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. and you have a real win-win. Howard County also offers more than 70-million square feet of commercial space, providing businesses with the perfect location to do business.

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  • Living Here

    Howard County is continually ranked among the most affluent, advanced and educated communities in the United States. There is immediate access to leading educational and health care institutions, upscale retail, and outstanding recreation and entertainment.

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