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Afton is a town in Lincoln County.

The community was named for the line of poetry, "Flow gently, sweet Afton"

The latitude of Afton is 42.725N. The longitude is -110.931W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,240 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,781.


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Median household income
Local
$37,292
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Afton demographic reports
Afton is on Swift Creek, in Star Valley
The entrance to town is an arch decorated with elk antlers
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Rulon Gardner, Olympic medallist

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11% of Afton residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Afton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Afton was $16,177, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Afton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Afton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $376.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $814.


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Libraries in Afton include Star Valley Branch Library ... View libraries

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Lincoln County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Afton political report.

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The average commute time for Afton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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