Clay County , Mississippi

Clay County: County in Mississippi, United States

About

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,634 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 19,352 inhabitants. Its county seat is West Point. The county was created 151 years ago in 1870.

Clay County Quick Facts

Population : 19,352 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (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 : 1077 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : Henry Clay
Capital : West Point
Establishment : January 01, 1871
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 22:12:36 (18th January 2022)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.62% (2010-2020)
Clay County locator map
Location of Clay County on Mississippi map.
City Hall  West Point  MS 02 image
City Hall West Point MS 02
City Hall  West Point  MS 02 image

Geography

Clay County is located at 33°39'20"N 88°46'54"W (33.6556700, -88.7815700). It has 5 neighbors: Lowndes County, Chickasaw County, Monroe County, Oktibbeha County and Webster County.

Clay County map

The largest city of Clay County is West Point with a population of 10,378. . See all Clay County cities & populated places.

Clay County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
West Point 10,378 Federal service academy in West Point, New York, United States

Clay County has 5 neighbours.

  • West Point

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clay County decreased by 6.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,634 - census
2011 20,496 -0.67% estimation process
2012 20,397 -0.49% estimation process
2013 20,355 -0.21% estimation process
2014 20,146 -1.04% estimation process
2015 20,005 -0.7% estimation process
2016 19,854 -0.76% estimation process
2017 19,621 -1.19% estimation process
2018 19,404 -1.12% estimation process
2019 19,316 -0.46% estimation process
2020 19,352 0.19% estimation process

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Gulfport 71,438 City in Mississippi
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