Place:Clifton, Passaic, New Jersey, United States


Alt namesWeaselsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34001343
Coordinates40.868°N 74.154°W
Located inPassaic, New Jersey, United States
Contained Places
East Ridgelawn Cemetery
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Clifton is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. Criss-crossed by several major highways, the city is a regional commercial hub for North Jersey and is a bedroom suburb of New York City in the New York Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 84,136,[1][2][3] retaining its position as the state's 11th-most-populous municipality, as the population increased by 5,464 (+6.9%) from the 78,672 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 6,930 (+9.7%) from the 71,742 counted in the 1990 Census. For 2019, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated a population of 85,052, an increase of 1.1% from the 2010 enumeration,[4] ranking the city the 399th-most-populous in the country.[5]

Clifton was incorporated as a city by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 26, 1917, replacing Acquackanonk Township, based on the results of a referendum held two days earlier. Clifton is listed under five different ZIP codes. 07011, 07012, 07013, 07014, and 07015.

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