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Welcome to Clifton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Clifton has a population of 3,708 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Clifton.
Clifton is 3,870 feet [1,180 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Clifton is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Clifton lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Clifton, you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.
The telephone area code for Clifton: (928)
The ZIP code for Clifton: 85533<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clifton had an population of 3,708 people. This is an increase of 11.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.84% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Clifton had a population of 3,311 people (or 39.24% of the total population of Greenlee County). This makes Clifton the county's most populous community.
The population of Clifton represents 0.05% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,311 people, the population of Clifton increased 27.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,596 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Clifton.
Communities Also Named Clifton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 81 communities that are also named Clifton - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, 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.
Communities near Clifton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Clifton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clifton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clifton.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Clifton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clifton. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clifton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clifton ...
Looking for more information about Clifton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Clifton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clifton.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Greenlee County: www.co.greenlee.az.us/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Jan 2021