Clifton City, Missouri
|Elevation||236 m (774 ft)|
|GNIS feature ID||0739984|
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.
Clifton City was originally called Cranmer's Mill, and under the latter name was settled in the early 1830s. A post office called Clifton City was established in 1873, and remained in operation until 1959. The present name most likely is after Clifton R. Woods, an early setter.
- Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 280.
- "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
- "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.
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