The Village of Clifton is divided by the Greene and Clark County line. It was the site of a woolen mill that provided fabric for soldiers' uniforms during the War of 1812, and currently houses Clifton Mill, the oldest continuously operating mill in Ohio. Each winter, visitors flock to the mill to see its fabulous holiday light display

On February 14, 1913, legendary Ohio State University football coach, Woody Hayes, was born in Clifton.