Clifton City, Missouri

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Clifton City
Clifton City is located in Missouri
Clifton City
Clifton City
Coordinates: 38°45′53″N 93°02′29″W / 38.76472°N 93.04139°W / 38.76472; -93.04139Coordinates: 38°45′53″N 93°02′29″W / 38.76472°N 93.04139°W / 38.76472; -93.04139
Country United States
State Missouri
CountyCooper County
TownshipOtterville Township
Elevation
236 m (774 ft)
ZIP code
65348
GNIS feature ID0739984

Clifton City is an unincorporated community in Otterville Township, Cooper County, Missouri, United States on the Katy Trail State Park. The nearest town is Otterville; it is also 13.6 miles (21.9 km) northeast of Sedalia.

History[edit]

Clifton City was originally called Cranmer's Mill, and under the latter name was settled in the early 1830s.[1] A post office called Clifton City was established in 1873, and remained in operation until 1959.[2] The present name most likely is after Clifton R. Woods, an early setter.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 280.
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Cooper County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

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