Clifton, Hood River County, Oregon

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Clifton is an unincorporated locale in Hood River County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is located about 3 miles west of the city of Hood River.[2][3] The name originates from the drop in elevation Interstate 84 takes from the cliffs there, which are 250 feet above the Columbia River.[3]


  1. ^ "Clifton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved October 27, 2015.
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 24. ISBN 0-89933-347-8.
  3. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 210. ISBN 978-0875952772.

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Coordinates: 45°42′25″N 121°33′27″W / 45.7070630°N 121.5575737°W / 45.7070630; -121.5575737