Place:Clifton Forge, Alleghany, Virginia, United States


NameClifton Forge
Alt namesClifton Forge Citysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Clifton Forge Independent Citysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity or town
Coordinates37.82°N 79.823°W
Located inAlleghany, Virginia, United States
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Clifton Forge is a town in Alleghany County, Virginia, United States which is part of the greater Roanoke Region. The population was 3,555 at the 2020 census. The Jackson River flows through the town, which as a result was once known as Jackson's River Station.

Clifton Forge was an independent city during the 2000 census. However, in 2001, Clifton Forge gave up its city status and reverted to a town. In previous decades, the railroad was a major employer. Clifton Forge is known for its mountain views and clear streams.

Clifton Forge and the surrounding Alleghany Highlands is served by the newspaper of record, the Virginian Review newspaper, and its related social media platforms, with print editions published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and the Virginian Review Online published seven days a week.

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