Clifty, West Virginia

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Clifty is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia.[1]

The community was named for cliffs near the original town site.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clifty, West Virginia
  2. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 176.

Coordinates: 38°08′44″N 80°57′43″W / 38.14556°N 80.96194°W / 38.14556; -80.96194