Place:Clifton, Franklin, Idaho, United States

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NameClifton
TypeCity
Coordinates42.188°N 112.006°W
Located inFranklin, Idaho, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Clifton Cemetery
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Clifton is a city in Franklin County, Idaho, United States. The population was 259 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Logan, Utah-Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

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Clifton was originally settled by Thomas Charles Davis Howell and his sons in the Spring of 1869. A Latter-day Saint branch was organized here with William Jared Pratt as president latter that year. A post office was set up in 1870. A ward was organized here in 1877.

In 1930 Clifton had a population of 217.

Harold B. Lee, eleventh president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was born in Clifton on March 28, 1899.

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