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Welcome to Clifton City ...

Clifton City is located in Cooper County<1>.


The location of Clifton City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Clifton City, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1873.

Clifton City is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Clifton City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Clifton City lies within the (660) area code.

Communities Also Named Clifton City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Clifton City - it's located in Tennessee.

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

Communities near Clifton City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Clifton City.

  • Sedalia
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Tipton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tipton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tipton
    • Tipton is located in Moniteau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,880 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tipton <4>
  • Pilot Grove
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilot Grove
    • Pilot Grove is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 761 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Grove <4>
  • Smithton
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithton
    • Smithton is located in Pettis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 570 people
  • Otterville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otterville
    • Otterville is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 453 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otterville <4>
  • Bunceton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunceton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunceton
    • Bunceton is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 358 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunceton <4>
  • Houstonia
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houstonia
    • Houstonia is located in Pettis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 223 people
  • Hughesville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hughesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hughesville
    • Hughesville is located in Pettis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 190 people
  • Nelson
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
    • Nelson is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 185 people
  • Syracuse
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Syracuse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Syracuse
    • Syracuse is located in Morgan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 172 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse <4>

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 City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clifton City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clifton City. 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 City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clifton City. See our Newspapers Page for Clifton City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clifton City ...

Looking for more information about Clifton City? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Clifton City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Clifton City.

Adding Clifton City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Clifton City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Clifton City was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Clifton City post office opened in 1873.

We also found Clifton City in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Clifton City.

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Cooper, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clifton City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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