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Fort Campbell Relocation Information

 

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Welcome to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, home of the Army’s 101st Airborne Division, aka “The Screaming Eagles,” the 5th Special Forces Group, the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, and more. Ft. Campbell is also host to the “ten toughest days in the Army” at the Sabalauski Air Assault School.

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Photo via U. S. Army Flickr

Nearby Clarksville, TN, was listed by Money Magazine in 2019 as the “Best Place to Live in the United States.” Low cost of living, good economy, and safety all factored into the designation.

 

The area is a haven for outdoor sportsmen, while offering access to city life and culture, with Nashville, Tennessee about an hour’s drive away.

 

Fort Campbell lies on the Kentucky-Tennessee border between the towns of Hopkinsville, KY and Clarksville, TN, and is about 60 miles northwest of Nashville on I-24. The town of Oak Grove, KY lies just north of the base.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions about Fort Campbell

1) What state is Fort Campbell in?

Fort Campbell sits on the border of Kentucky and Tennessee. Although nearly two-thirds of the post is actually in Tennessee, the post office is located in Kentucky, which gives this post its Kentucky identification.

2) How many gates does Fort Campbell have?

Fort Campbell has 12 access gates. Check here for hours, location details, and visitor information.

 

3) What major cities are near Fort Campbell?

 

Some cities within an easy drive: 

  • 50 miles to Nashville, Tennessee
  • 146 miles to Louisville, Kentucky
  • 177 miles to Memphis, Tennessee

4) What is Fort Campbell known for?

Fort Campbell is home to the well-known 101st Airborne Division. This large Army post hosts the fourth largest population in the Army. The communities surrounding Ft. Campbell are known for being patriotic and supportive of the military stationed there. 

 

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Nearby Nashville, Tennessee by Derrick Brutel

 

Base Location and Information

 

Ft. Campbell is the third largest post in the U.S. Army by population and the 7th largest in the DoD. It covers over 106,700 acres of land and is home to the Army’s only Air Assault Division and the most deployed contingency forces.

A large military retiree community resides in the area, bringing the total population of active duty, civilians, retirees, and family members to over 237,000. Nearby military installations include Fort Knox and Blue Grass Army Depot, each within a few hours’ drive to the northwest.

 

Military Installations in the Fort Campbell Area

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Situated between the towns of Clarksville, TN, and Hopkinsville, KY, Fort Campbell is about 60 miles northeast of Nashville, connected by I-24. The nearest towns to Fort Campbell are Clarksville (TN), Oak Grove (KY), and Hopkinsville (KY). Fort Campbell is located in four different counties: Trigg and Christian in Kentucky, and Stewart and Montgomery in Tennessee. 

 

The Fort Campbell area is known for being family-friendly, with a lower cost of living than the national average. The local population is exceedingly supportive of the military community, with many residents both current and former touting the friendliness of the area.

 

The area prides itself on a small town feel, and you might find yourself falling in love with the rolling hills of Kentucky and Tennessee. On post, families will appreciate modern amenities like an updated commissary, housing, splash pads, and parks.  

Official Site: Fort Campbell

Arrival Lodging

IHG Army Hotels operates the Holiday Inn Express Turner Guesthouse on Fort Campbell. 

 

Contact IHG Army Hotels at Fort Campbell

82 Texas Avenue 

Fort Campbell, Kentucky 42223

1-270-439-2229

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Fort Campbell Housing

 

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Military housing at Fort Campbell is privatized. Housing was designed with today's military families in mind and is located conveniently near post services with easy access to the commissary, PX, playgrounds, and more.  

 

Fort Campbell housing is managed by Lend Lease/Campbell Crossing.

 

Campbell Crossing

(931) 431-9003 (main phone)

 

Leasing Center

2702 Michigan Ave

Fort Campbell, KY 42223

Tel: 931-431-9003

 

Housing Office

Soldier Support Center

2702 Michigan Ave.

Fort Campbell, KY 42223

 

Fort Campbell Housing Services Office

Off Post Housing - 270-798-3808

 

All service members, regardless of grade or marital status, should report to the HSO prior to entering into an agreement to rent, lease, or buy off-post housing. 

Fort Campbell Off-Post Housing

View homes for sale and houses for rent near Fort Campbell: Fort Campbell Homes. 

 

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Renters dominate the Fort Campbell area market, with three out of four homes being rentals. For would-be home buyers, this is good news, as finding future tenants if you move on should prove to be fairly easy. Areas that have a high “livability” score include Clarksville,  Fairview City, Gracey, Hopkinsville, and Oak Grove.  

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Area Weather and Climate

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Rain, snow, sun, humidity? Come prepared for it all! Fort Campbell summers are hot and muggy, and winter weather tends toward the cold and wet. 

 

Though wintertime may be milder compared to other places you’ve been stationed, you’ll likely experience some snow, with the area averaging 6 inches of snow per year. The month of January is the most dreary, with overcast skies about 54% of the time. July and August are the hottest months. 

 

Expect spring and summer storms, along with increasing humidity. The growing season can extend into November, but fall lovers will rejoice as mild temperatures and mostly sunny days are a feature of autumn here. 

Fort Campbell Area Schools

 

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Families living on post at Fort Campbell should note that schools are run by DODEA and the district includes 6 schools: 4 elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. 

Click here for the complete list of Ft. Campbell schools.  

 

 

Fort Campbell Schools

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The system’s four elementary schools serve approximately 2,500 students in grades Pre-k through fifth, while the middle school and high school have about 500 students each. Students at Fort Campbell High School have an opportunity to earn dual credit through a partnership with Austin Peay State University. 

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Families living off post will fall under the county where they reside. There are also eleven private schools in the area, including non-sectarian, college prep, and religiously affiliated schools. 

 

Families choosing to homeschool will need to understand the laws for the state in which they live, as there are significant differences in Kentucky and Tennessee homeschooling regulations. 

 

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Support for Military and Families

 

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Opportunities abound for Fort Campbell military family members, whether you’re looking to continue your career, further your education, or take part in giving back through volunteering in the local community. 

 

Top area employment sectors include retail, manufacturing, health care, social services, and education. The Fort Campbell Career Center provides information and assistance for your employment search both on and off the installation. 

 

For those looking to connect socially, you’ll find spouses’ groups, MOPS, entrepreneur groups and more, not to mention other events and groups off post.

 

More Fort Campbell Area Info

 

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Base Address:

5661 Screaming Eagle Blvd
Fort Campbell , 42223-5470

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