Clarksville, Indiana

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Clarksville is a town in southeastern Indiana, in Clark county, 102 miles (164 km) south of Indianapolis. It is across the Ohio River from Louisville, Ky. Clarksville is a commercial center. Grains and dairy cattle are raised nearby. The community was founded in 1784 by George Rogers Clark, American frontier leader. Government is by mayor and council. Population: 21,400.

Points of Interest

Clark-Floyd County Convention & Tourism Bureau: 315 Southern Indiana Ave., Jeffersonville, IN 47130-3218; phone (812) 282-6654.

RIVER FAIR FAMILY FUN PARK is off 1-65 exit 4 on SR 131 on the second floor of the River Falls Mall. This indoor amusement park offers such rides as bumper cars, a carousel and a miniature train as well as a miniature golf course and a video arcade. Park open Mon.-Thurs. 10-9, Fri.-Sat 10-10, Sun. noon-6; noon-6 on Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day. Rides begin at noon. Closed Thanksgiving and Dec. 25. Unlimited ride and golf pass $10, unlimited ride pass $6.50, unlimited golf pass $4, megazone pass $4, 3o-ticket ride book $8.95, lO-ticket ride book $3.95. Phone (812) 284-3247.