Clay County , Alabama

Clay County: County in Alabama, United States

About

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,932 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 13,112 inhabitants. Its county seat is Ashland. The county was created 155 years ago in 1866.

Clay County Quick Facts

Population : 13,112 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
Different from : Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County
Plate code : 17
Area : 1570 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Henry Clay
Altitude : 1,063 feet / 324 meters
Capital : Ashland
Establishment : December 12, 1866
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 22:15:10 (18th January 2022)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.25% (2010-2020)
Weather : 25℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
Clay County locator map
Location of Clay County on Alabama map.
Clay County AL Courthouse small image
Clay County AL Courthouse small
Clay County AL Courthouse small image

Geography

Clay County is located at 33°16'9"N 85°51'38"W (33.2690900, -85.8605500). It has 5 neighbors: Cleburne County, Coosa County, Randolph County, Talladega County and Tallapoosa County.

Clay County map

The largest city of Clay County is Lineville with a population of 2,221. Other cities include and Ashland population 1,872. See all Clay County cities & populated places.

Clay County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clay County.

City Name Population Title
Lineville 2,221 City in Alabama, United States
Ashland 1,872 County seat of Clay County, Alabama, USA

Weather

Clay County forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 0 to 10 mph. more

Clay County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clay County decreased by 6.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,932 - census
2011 13,687 -1.79% estimation process
2012 13,434 -1.88% estimation process
2013 13,404 -0.22% estimation process
2014 13,441 0.28% estimation process
2015 13,415 -0.19% estimation process
2016 13,393 -0.16% estimation process
2017 13,350 -0.32% estimation process
2018 13,294 -0.42% estimation process
2019 13,235 -0.45% estimation process
2020 13,112 -0.94% estimation process

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People born in Clay County (3)

People born in Clay County, including politician LaFayette L. Patterson, equestrian Edwin Argo, football player Pete Bonner, .

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Other places with the same name (18)

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