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Deep in the Art of Texas you’ll find a small town with big ideas! 

An oasis of pastoral beauty and gracious hospitality, Clifton offers a bountiful selection of experiences and opportunities, including sports, live performances, parks,  fairs, special events, and The Cliftex Theatre –  Texas’ oldest continuously operating movie house.

Nature lovers will discover trails, classes, and collections that inspire wonder and lead to fascinating discoveries.  Clifton offers more than twenty acres of public parkland, and the Bosque River and surrounding countryside provide year-round outdoor enjoyment and beauty.  

Art lovers can connect on a colorful palette of workshops, performances, and community networks.  Historians can dig into artifacts and stories from prehistoric eras to yesterday’s news.  Clifton’s museums display fine collections of history, science, and Our Story.  Sports enthusiasts, get ready for year-round hometown sports and endless opportunities for fitness and fun!

Whether you prefer a peaceful walk through a tree-lined neighborhood or arthouse films, lunch with friends or cycling for miles, board games or board meetings, Clifton offers something for everyone.

Conveniently located midway between Austin and Dallas/Ft. Worth, and only minutes from Waco, Clifton is a diverse community and a haven for artists and historians.  The community has a deep agricultural and pioneer heritage that is reflected in a generous, rich quality of life.  It’s a true gem of a community where you’ll find

Fine arts, fine folks, a fine time!