• Clifton Forge Little League Fieldhouse Project

    PUBLIC DESIGN UNVEILING Sat., April 12, 2014 – design/buildLAB of Virginia Tech. “We were delighted to attend the Opening Day festivities put on by the Clifton Forge Little League on Saturday, where we were invited to unveil the fieldhouse design to the public.”

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  • SafeWise’s “30 Safest Cities in Virginia” List

    Dissected by the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains and boasting more than one hundred miles of Atlantic coastline, Virginia is a beautiful state that’s rich with history and culture. It also offers conscientious parents a number of safe cities to raise their family. We’ve found 30 of them, and here’s how we did it.

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  • Welcome to Clifton Forge – “A Highlands Treasure.”

    The Town of Clifton Forge, Virginia is a Municipal Corporation and a Political Subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Although the Town was chartered in 1906, its history dates back to the 1700s. The land that the Town now occupies was originally part of a 1770 land grant to a Robert Gallaspy by Lord Botetourt, the Governor of Virginia.

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  • Clifton Forge Hillcrest on DIY Network TV channel – Thurs. Jan 23 @ 11:30pm

    Clifton Forge on TV! McCormick Street home – Hillcrest was featured on the DIY Network “Salvage Dawgs” with Roanoke’s Black Dog Salvage – aired Thurs. Jan 23 @ 11:30pm.

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  • Clifton Forge Public Library

    The mission of the Clifton Forge Public Library is to inform, educate, and entertain the public through a variety of programs, print and non-print sources and community activities.

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  • Visit the Town of Clifton Forge, Virginia

    Visit Clifton Forge, Va. in the Alleghany Highlands and enjoy our local area attractions.

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  • Find a Local Business

    We are proud of the quality businesses in Clifton Forge. Browse our business directory and learn more about us – find a new restaurant, discover a great shop, make reservations to stay the night, enjoy a show and contact professionals when you need a job done right. We are open!

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  • Relocating to Clifton Forge, Virginia?

    The Alleghany Highlands offers an extraordinary quality of life for its residents and an exceptional range of opportunities for visitors. Learn about the area Real Estate Resources and the area Schools & Colleges.

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UPCOMING EVENT:  Clifton Forge Plein Air - Come to the Alleghany Highlands on Saturday, May 17 and paint for the pleasure of painting. All are invited! watercolors, pastels, oils, acrylics. Registration fee of $2 includes map of suggested sites in Clifton Forge.  A "Wet Painting Sale" and awards ceremony will be held at 5 pm at Clifton Forge School of the Arts. Sponsored by The Art Store and Clifton Forge School of the Arts. ~ Read more and RSVP for the Clifton Forge Plein Air

The Town Reminds You of These Important Dates

January 31st - Animal Tags are due.
March 1st - Business licenses are due
March 1st - Town Decals go on sale
April 15th - Town Decals are due
June 5th - Second-half real estate taxes due
July 1st - Tax Relief for Elderly or Disabled
December 5th - First-half real estate taxes due and Personal Property Taxes Due
20th day of each month - Food and Beverage Tax

Town Council – Public Comments Procedure

NOTICE: In order to ensure that all persons wishing to address Council have the opportunity to do so and in a timely manner, Council respectfully requests that all attendees keep conversation with each other during the meeting to a minimum.
Read the Procedures

Distances from Clifton Forge, Va.

To Douthat State Park: 5.7 miles
To Covington, Virginia: 13 miles
To Humpback Covered Bridge: 16 miles
To Falling Spring Falls: 18 miles
To Lexington, Virginia: 29 miles
To The Homestead, Hot Springs, VA: 35 miles
To The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, WV: 36 miles
To Roanoke, VA: 44 miles
To Charlottesville, VA: 95 miles


The scenic drive is a must-see experience for all visiting Virginia's Western Highlands and makes the outdoors and nature accessible even to those who would rather not hike into a wilderness area.

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