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Welcome to Clifton Springs ...

The village of Clifton Springs is located in Ontario County<1>.


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


Clifton Springs was established in 1801.

A typical abbreviation for Clifton Springs: Clifton Spgs. (or less commonly used: Clifton Spngs. or Clifton Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clifton Springs has a population of 2,017 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Clifton Springs is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Clifton Springs lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Clifton Springs is within the (585) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clifton Springs had an population of 2,017 people. This is a decrease of 5.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clifton Springs had a population of 2,127 people. This makes Clifton Springs the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Clifton Springs represents 0.01% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 880th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,127 people, the population of Clifton Springs decreased 4.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,223 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Clifton Springs.

Communities near Clifton Springs ...

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

  • Geneva
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Canandaigua
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Newark
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Seneca Falls
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Fairport
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Waterloo
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Lyons
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
    • Lyons is located in Wayne County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 3,494 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons <5>
  • Palmyra
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Victor
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victor
    • Victor is located in Ontario County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,671 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Victor <5>
  • Clyde
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
    • Clyde is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,945 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde <5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clifton Springs ...

Looking for more information about Clifton Springs? 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 Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clifton Springs.

Adding Clifton Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Clifton Springs 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 Springs was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

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

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

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

The official website for Ontario County: www.co.ontario.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Ontario, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clifton Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clifton Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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