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Clifton Forge (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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Clifton Forge, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Founded 1906
Website http://www.cliftonforgeva.gov/

 

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The Town of Clifton Forge is located in the Southwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mr. William Lyle Alexander of Lexington owned a forge in the Rainbow Gorge near Iron Gate, and he named the forge “Clifton” in honor of his father’s estate in Lexington[1].

Courthouse[edit | edit source]

For additional records, see Alleghany County.

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1906--Clifton Forge was created in 1906 from Alleghany County. [2]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. https://www.cliftonforgeva.gov/about/history/
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).