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Census Data for Clifton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Clifton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Clifton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Clifton, please Contact Us.




As far as we can tell, Clifton has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Clifton, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Decatur55,072   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Madison47,959   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Athens25,393   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

Limestone County ...

Clifton is located in Limestone County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Limestone County.

Population Rings for Clifton ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Clifton and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Clifton. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Clifton, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]3641-1.08%
10 mi   [16 km]51,386+1.61%
15 mi   [24 km]1114,222---
20 mi   [32 km]1341,367+9.37%
25 mi   [40 km]2056,081+7.03%
30 mi   [48 km]28164,532+5.36%

Miscellaneous Information for Clifton ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Limestone County or the community of Clifton:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Clifton:

GNIS ID for Clifton: 137813

GNIS ID for Limestone County: 161567

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Clifton would have been located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Clifton.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Clifton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Clifton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clifton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Clifton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clifton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clifton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9904, Longitude: -87.1028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clifton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Clifton.