Clay County , Georgia

Clay County: County in Georgia, United States

About

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,183 and a population density of 6 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,866 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fort Gaines. The county was created 168 years ago in 1853.

Clay County Quick Facts

Population : 2,866 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (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 : 562 km2
Water as percent of area : 10.1%
Land as percent of area : 89.9%
Named for : Henry Clay
Capital : Fort Gaines
Establishment : January 01, 1854
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:00:11 (18th January 2022)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.06% (2010-2020)
Clay County locator map
Location of Clay County on Georgia map.
Clay County Courthouse in Fort Gaines Georgia image
Clay County Courthouse in Fort Gaines Georgia
Clay County Courthouse in Fort Gaines Georgia image

Geography

Clay County is located at 31°37'35"N 84°58'48"W (31.6262800, -84.9801000). It has 5 neighbors: Henry County, Calhoun County, Early County, Quitman County and Randolph County.

Clay County map

The largest city of Clay County is Fort Gaines with a population of 973. Other cities include, Bellville population 117 and Bluffton population 93. See all Clay County cities & populated places.

Clay County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Fort Gaines 973 City in and the county seat of Clay County, Georgia, United States
Bellville 117 Human settlement in Evans County, Georgia, United States of America
Bluffton 93 Human settlement in Clay County, Georgia, United States of America

Clay County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clay County decreased by 11.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,183 - census
2011 3,162 -0.66% estimation process
2012 3,106 -1.8% estimation process
2013 3,015 -3.02% estimation process
2014 3,072 1.86% estimation process
2015 3,077 0.16% estimation process
2016 3,005 -2.4% estimation process
2017 2,955 -1.69% estimation process
2018 2,884 -2.46% estimation process
2019 2,834 -1.76% estimation process
2020 2,866 1.12% estimation process

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People born in Clay County (1)

American baseball player Ralph Bryant was born in Clay County

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