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Clifton, Tennessee

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The location of Clifton

Welcome to Clifton ...

The city of Clifton is located in Wayne County.

The location of Clifton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Clifton has a population of 2,668 people<2> (see below for details).

Clifton is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Clifton is located in the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clifton had a population of 2,694 people (which is 15.83% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Clifton the county's most populous community.

The population of Clifton represents 0.04% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 140th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,694 people, the population of Clifton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,699 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Clifton had an population of 2,668 people. This is a decrease of 0.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.15% since the 2000 Census).

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, 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 Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Websites for Clifton ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clifton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clifton. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Clifton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Johnson Ford   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the West (W) of Clifton

Located in Hardin County

Mount Lebanon   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the North (N) of Clifton

Located in Decatur County

Savannah   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Clifton

Located in Hardin County

Swift   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the West (W) of Clifton

Located in Hardin County

Ashland Ford   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the East (E) of Clifton

Belle Meade   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Clifton

Located in Hardin County

Waynesboro   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the East (E) of Clifton

Lutts   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the South (S) of Clifton

Scotts Hill   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Clifton

Located in Decatur County

Collinwood   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Clifton

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Clifton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Wayne County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Clifton:

The official website for Wayne County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clifton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Clifton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clifton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clifton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3769, Longitude: -87.9935     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clifton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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