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Welcome to Clifton ...

The city of Clifton is located in Franklin County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clifton has a population of 305 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Clifton.

Clifton is 4,850 feet [1,478 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Clifton is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Clifton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Clifton lies within the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Clifton: 83228<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clifton had an population of 305 people. This is an increase of 17.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 43.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clifton had a population of 259 people. This makes Clifton the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Clifton represents 0.02% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 259 people, the population of Clifton increased 21.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 213 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 two Idaho communities named Clifton: This one is located in Franklin County and the other is located in Oneida County.

Beyond Idaho, there are 81 communities that are also named Clifton - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida (4), Georgia (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.

  • Preston [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Preston
    • Preston [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Clifton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,678 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Preston<7>
  • Malad City [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malad City
    • Malad City [Oneida County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Clifton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,117 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malad City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malad City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malad City<7>
  • Lewiston [Cache County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewiston
    • Lewiston [Cache County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Clifton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,780 people
    • Former names for Lewiston:
    • Cub Hill
    • Poverty Flat
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewiston<7>
  • Franklin [Franklin County]
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    • Franklin [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Clifton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 857 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clarkston [Cache County]
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      • Clarkston [Cache County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkston<7>
    • Downey [Bannock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downey
      • Downey [Bannock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downey have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downey<7>
    • Trenton [Cache County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
      • Trenton [Cache County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 573 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trenton<7>
    • Dayton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
      • Dayton [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 504 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<7>
    • Weston [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
      • Weston [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<7>
    • Cornish [Cache County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornish
      • Cornish [Cache County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornish
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornish<7>

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. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clifton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clifton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clifton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Clifton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clifton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CliftonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clifton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1863, Longitude: -112.0067    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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