Clay County , Arkansas

Clay County: County in Arkansas, United States

Clay County locator map
Location of Clay County on Arkansas map.

About

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,083 and a population density of 10 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Corning. The county was created 148 years ago in 1873.

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Sheeks House
Sheeks House image

Geography

Clay County is located at 36°22'6"N 90°25'3"W (36.3683900, -90.4173800). It has 5 neighbors: Greene County, Randolph County, Ripley County, Butler County and Dunklin County.

Clay County map

The largest city of Clay County is Piggott with a population of 3,498. Other cities include, Corning population 3,019, Rector population 1,703, Knobel population 257 and Saint Francis population 225. See all Clay County cities & populated places.

Weather

Clay County forecast: Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. more

Clay County Quick Facts

Population : 14,375 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (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
Area : 1661 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Powell Clayton, John M. Clayton, John M. Clayton, Henry Clay
Capital : Corning
Establishment : March 03, 1873
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:38:10 (19th September 2021)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.88% (2010-2020)
Weather : 81℉ Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Clay County has 5 neighbours.

  • Corning

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clay County decreased by 11.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,083 - census
2010 16,083 0% census
2011 15,876 -1.3% estimation process
2012 15,710 -1.06% estimation process
2013 15,484 -1.46% estimation process
2014 15,299 -1.21% estimation process
2015 15,206 -0.61% estimation process
2015 15,206 0% estimation process
2016 15,060 -0.97% estimation process
2016 15,060 0% estimation process
2017 14,865 -1.31% estimation process
2017 14,865 0% estimation process
2018 14,763 -0.69% estimation process
2018 14,763 0% estimation process
2019 14,551 -1.46% estimation process
2019 14,551 0% estimation process
2020 14,375 -1.22% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (18)

Clay County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Piggott 3,498 City in Clay County, Arkansas, United States
Corning 3,019 City in Clay County, Arkansas, United States
Rector 1,703 City in Arkansas, United States
Patterson 388 Town in Woodruff County, Arkansas
Knobel 257 Human settlement in Clay County, Arkansas, United States of America
Saint Francis 225 City in Clay County, Arkansas, United States
Pollard 198 Town in Arkansas, United States
Greenway 188 Town in Clay County, Arkansas, United States
McDougal 163 Town in Arkansas, United States
Success 132 Place in Arkansas, US
Peach Orchard 123 Human settlement in Clay County, Arkansas, United States of America
Datto 89 Human settlement in Clay County, Arkansas, United States of America
Nimmons 64 Human settlement in Clay County, Arkansas, United States of America

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Garland County 99,789 County in Arkansas, United States
Fayetteville 89,576 County seat of Washington County, Arkansas, United States
Fort Smith 87,764 City in Arkansas, USA
Springdale 81,115 City in Arkansas, United States
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
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