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Welcome to Clifton ...

The town of Clifton is located in Fairfax County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clifton has a population of 293 people<3> (see below for details).

Clifton is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Clifton: (703) & (571)<5>

Websites for Clifton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fccc.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Clifton, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clifton had an population of 293 people. This is an increase of 3.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 58.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clifton had a population of 282 people. This makes Clifton the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 282 people, the population of Clifton increased 52.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 185 people).

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

Communities Also Named Clifton ...

While we believe that this Clifton is located in Fairfax County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Clifton. Those communities are located in the following counties: Orange and Russell County.

Beyond Virginia, 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, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, 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.

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
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    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Clifton
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<7>
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Clifton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 159,428 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<7>
  • Manassas [Manassas City]
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    • Manassas [Manassas City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Clifton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manassas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassas<7>
  • Herndon [Fairfax County]
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    • Herndon [Fairfax County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Clifton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,601 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herndon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herndon<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairfax [Fairfax City]
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      • Fairfax [Fairfax City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Clifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,019 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax<7>
    • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City]
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      • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Clifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manassas Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manassas Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassas Park<7>
    • Vienna [Fairfax County]
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      • Vienna [Fairfax County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Clifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,485 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vienna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<7>
    • Falls Church [Falls Church City]
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      • Falls Church [Falls Church City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Clifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls Church
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Church<7>
    • Dumfries [Prince William County]
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      • Dumfries [Prince William County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Clifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,922 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumfries
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dumfries<7>
    • Indian Head [Charles County]
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      • Indian Head [Charles County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Clifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,802 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Head have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Head
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Head<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 ...

Communities in Virginia

About Fairfax County

About Virginia

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 Fairfax County: www.co.fairfax.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Fairfax, 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 have 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clifton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (571) is an overlay for area code (703).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 (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, 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: 38.7802, Longitude: -77.3866       In this case, the coordinates for Clifton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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