Best Kept Secret on the Tennessee River.

Redefines the peace and tranquility sought by Residents and Visitors alike.
Visit Clifton
Named for the high cliffs upon which it stands, Clifton is located 16 miles north of Waynesboro, the county seat, and was the most important commercial location in the county.
Ross Creek Landing Golf Course offers rental houses for the week or the weekend, and there are two restored Victorian B&B's in town. Be sure to visit the Clifton Marina for dinner... or for breakfast too! Entertainment on weekends. Plenty of places to play, whether it's on the golf course or on the water. You can fly, drive, or swim into town, and visit all the charming countyside stores and towns that are a part of Southern Middle Tennessee, and rest your head back in Clifton. We are expanding new businesses and creating a healthy small business incubator. We want you to visit and we want you to come back again and again.

Not just a pretty place on the Tennessee River.

Community infrastructure sustains Clifton.

Columbia State Community College

The State of Tennessee offers two years of paid tuition to qualified residents and free tuition to the older student over 65 years of age. Columbia State in Clifton allows local students begin their post secondary education.

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River Works! Entrepreneur Center

Need a place to call your office with a fast internet connection? Or perhaps a conference room for a client meeting? The new small business incubator business is available for a daily or monthly rental.

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Kids big and small love the new Splash Pad park

Recreation and Parks has added several new features, including the Splash Pad and now the new Amphitheater where movies and concerts are shown on the weekends in the summer. All is open to the public and free.

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Ross Creek Landing Golf Course

Clifton is proud to be the home of a Jack Nicklaus signature course, built on the grounds of a dairy farm with features and hazards to challenge even the most mature golfer. Rental houses are also available.

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The Song of the River is Calling...
Drive In, Fly In, Boat In. But Come on Down!

The new SplashPad has seen more than its share of playtime this summer with time off from school. Great place to let the young ones burn off that unused energy. And across the street from there is the new amphitheater. The City plans to add RV parking, vendor spaces, and make it even more appealing as an outdoor venue in town.

The community organizations such as the Rotary Club, Main Street Association and the Clifton Chamber of Commerce, encourage you to visit Clifton, shop at our unique shops on Main St., enjoy a stroll down the future river walkway or possibly an outdoor concert or movie, and lay your head on a pillow at one of our Victorian bed and breakfast locations.

Are you a dedicated golfer? You love the game, but your spouse wants great shopping. There are many destinations around Clifton within a day's drive where she can spend your money, and you can chase the ball in peace and quiet, knowing she will meet you for drinks at one of the rental houses to watch the sun set over the course.

Rotary Club<br />of Clifton, TN
Rotary Club
of Clifton, TN
Main Street<br />Association
Main Street
Civil War<br />Trail
Civil War
Hassell-Carroll<br />Airport
RiverLine<br />652 and You!
652 and You!

Clifton was an important port of entry for Wayne County goods.


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Clifton Marina

Not only does the marina sell gas and rent boat slips, there is a cook who makes great meals, music on weekends, and they rent pontoon boats by the day!

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Stribling House Museum

T.S. Stribling won the Pulitzer Prize in 1925, and went on to write much more. His estate gave his home to the city to use as a museum of his life and works.

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Parks & Recreation

The Clifton Parks and Recreation Department proudly maintains 10 acres of municipal parkland; which includes 3 ball fields, a batting cage facility, 2 playgrounds, a splashpad that sits right on the Tennessee River, and a paved walking trail with surrounding natural open spaces.

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Relax on the Tennessee River Trail

Tennessee RiverLine project expected to create around $104 million for communities.