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Clifton Forge is a town in Alleghany County.
The community was named for the iron furnace owned by James Clifton
The latitude of Clifton Forge is 37.816N. The longitude is -79.824W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,083 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,716.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Clifton Forge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alleghany County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24422 ZIP code.
15% of Clifton Forge residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clifton Forge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clifton Forge was $15,182, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Clifton Forge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Clifton Forge include Clifton Forge Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Clifton Forge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $236. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $660.
Libraries in Clifton Forge include Clifton Forge Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Clifton Forge include Alleghany Highlands Virginian Review
Alleghany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clifton Forge political report.
The average commute time for Clifton Forge workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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