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Welcome to 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.




Clifton would have been located within present day Limestone County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Clifton is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Clifton was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Clifton would have been located in the (256) & (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Clifton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardmore   [Map]   1,382   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rogersville   [Map]   1,220   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   1,216   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gordon (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Clifton.

Communities Also Named Clifton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Clifton: This one is located in Limestone County and the other is located in Wilcox County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 81 communities that are also named Clifton - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida (4), Georgia (2), Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clifton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clifton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clifton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clifton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Clifton:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Clifton no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clifton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Clifton.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from 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, 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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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clifton.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Clifton.