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Clifton, New York, USA

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Where is Clifton, New York, USA? 

Clifton is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The town takes its name from a mining company.

The Town of Clifton is in the south part of the county, within the Adirondack Park.

The first settlers came to work at the Clifton Iron Mine around 1866, which built its first iron furnace the same year.

The town was formed in 1868 from the Town of Pierrepont. The first town meeting was held in the office of the Clifton Iron Mine.

Communities and locations in Clifton include: Bear Mountain, Bensons Mines, Buck Island, Clarksboro, Cooks Corners, Cranberry Lake, Dead Creek Flow, Joe Indian Island, Lows Lake, Newton Falls, and Star Lake.Wikipedia



Clifton, New York, USA - Star Lake, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.
Clifton, New York, USA

Star Lake, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.
Clifton, New York, USA - Post Office & Store, Newton Falls, N.Y.
Clifton, New York, USA

Post Office & Store, Newton Falls, N.Y.
Clifton, New York, USA - Dam at Cranberry Lake, N.Y.
Clifton, New York, USA

Dam at Cranberry Lake, N.Y.

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1894 - THE TOWN OF CLIFTON—ORGANIZED IN 1868.
THIS is the thirtieth town erected, which was authorized by an act of the Board of Supervisors on...Read MORE...

1916
Clifton, a township (town) of St. Lawrence co., N.Y., hat iron-mines and furnaces. Pop. in 1900,...Read MORE...


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