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Clifton is a town in Greenlee County, in the Safford metro area.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named for nearby cliffs
The latitude of Clifton is 33.050N. The longitude is -109.295W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,478 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,257.
Settled by prospectors in 1872
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4% of Clifton residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clifton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clifton was $15,313, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Clifton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Clifton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $177. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $565.
Libraries in Clifton include Clifton/Greenlee County Public Library, Eagle Creek Deposit Library ... View libraries
Greenlee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clifton political report.
The average commute time for Clifton workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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