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Wayne County, Tennessee


Historic River City

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Statistics & Facts

The Tennessee state capital is Nashville.
The population of Clifton is approximately 620 (1990), 2694 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 284 (1990), 336 (2010).
The amount of land area in Clifton is 5.321 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.381 sq kilometers.
The distance from Clifton to Washington DC is 668 miles.
The distance to the Tennessee state capital is 87 miles. (as the crow flies)
Clifton is positioned 35.38 degrees north of the equator and 87.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Founded in 1840 and named for the high cliffs where it stands.
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T.S. Stribling House Museum & Library
For more information: 931-676-3370
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Clifton City Government

Clifton Community Events

2000, August 18-20
Horseshoe Bend Festival
Place: Clifton, TN
Sponsored by: Clifton Rotary Club
The Clifton Rotary Club has plans well underway for the three-day celebration in Historical Clifton. Events will kick-off on Friday, August 18th, with a toe tapping country music street dance on Main Street. Saturday events will include a street fair with vendor booths, local merchandise, food, children's activities, civil war encampment, quilt fair, horse and buggy rides, arts and crafts show and demonstrations, home tours and a $ 5000 Bass Fishing Classic. Saturday evening activities will culminate with a blowout classic rock and roll dance on Main Street. Sunday afternoon will be devoted to Southern Gospel Music with several choral groups expected to participate. Those interested in obtaining vendor space should contact Sonny and Bernice Corliss at 901-925-5910. Musical groups wishing to participate in Sunday's Gospel Fest should contact Warren Miller at 931-676-3985.
Keep watching for further announcements as exciting plans unfold for the 2000 Horseshoe Bend Festival. See additional information about this event, and about Clifton in general, on the City website:

Clifton Libraries

T.S. Stribling House Museum & Library
For more information: 931-676-3370

Clifton Schools

Columbia State Community College Clifton
795 Main Street
Clifton, TN 38425
Toll-free: 888-346-6581
Phone: 931-676-6966

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