Big Clifty is an unincorporated village and census-designated place located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is within Grayson County on U.S. Route 62 approximately 10 miles north of Leitchfield. It coordinates at 37°32′44″N 86°9′13″W. The elevation is 397 feet above sea level. Recent job growth is negatively decreased by 1.68 percent. The average travel time is 20 minutes. It has Zip code 42712.