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Welcome to Clifton ...

Clifton is located in Spartanburg County<1>.

Clifton is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Clifton is located in the (864) area code.

The ZIP code for Clifton: 29324<3>

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, 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 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.

  • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County]
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    • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Clifton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,317 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spartanburg<5>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
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    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Clifton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<5>
  • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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    • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Clifton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,796 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<5>
  • Duncan [Spartanburg County]
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    • Duncan [Spartanburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Clifton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,715 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wellford [Spartanburg County]
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      • Wellford [Spartanburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,774 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellford<5>
    • Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
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      • Pacolet [Spartanburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,604 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pacolet<5>
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inman<5>
    • Blacksburg [Cherokee County]
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      • Blacksburg [Cherokee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,880 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<5>
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
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      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<5>
    • Jonesville [Union County]
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      • Jonesville [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Clifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 819 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<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. 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.

Adding Clifton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Clifton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Clifton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Clifton on our Genealogy Page.

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About Spartanburg County

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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 Spartanburg County: www.co.spartanburg.sc.us/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Spartanburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clifton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (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).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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: 34.9793, Longitude: -81.8201    
<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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