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Clifftop, West Virginia
(Fayette County)

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Welcome to Clifftop ...

Clifftop is located in Fayette County<1>.

Clifftop is 2,290 feet [698 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Clifftop is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Clifftop: (304) and (681)<3>

Adding Clifftop to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Clifftop elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Clifftop on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Clifftop ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Clifftop: This one is located in Fayette County and the other is located in Raleigh County.

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

Communities near Clifftop ...

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

  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Clifftop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<6>
  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summersville
    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Clifftop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<6>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
  • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainelle
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Clifftop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ansted
      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Clifftop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<6>
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Clifftop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<6>
    • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rupert
      • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Clifftop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rupert have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<6>
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gauley Bridge
      • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Clifftop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gauley Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<6>
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Bridge
      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Clifftop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
    • Quinwood [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinwood
      • Quinwood [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Clifftop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinwood

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clifftop ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Fayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clifftop - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clifftop) 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 Clifftop. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clifftop

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clifftop. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0041, Longitude: -80.9441    
<5>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.
<6>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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