Clay County , North Carolina

Clay County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,587 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,505 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hayesville. The county was created 161 years ago in 1860.

Clay County Quick Facts

Population : 11,505 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (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 : 571 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.7%
Land as percent of area : 97.3%
Easternmost point : Point(-83.48444 34.99349)
Northernmost point : Point(-83.7503 35.1613)
Named for : Henry Clay
Capital : Hayesville
Establishment : January 01, 1861
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:37:15 (18th January 2022)
Density : 20 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.98% (2010-2020)
Clay County locator map
Location of Clay County on North Carolina map.
Clay County Courthouse in Hayesville  main entrance image
Clay County Courthouse in Hayesville main entrance
Clay County Courthouse in Hayesville  main entrance image

Geography

Clay County is located at 35°3'26"N 83°45'1"W (35.0571900, -83.7502100). It has 5 neighbors: Cherokee County, Rabun County, Towns County, Union County and Macon County.

Clay County map

Clay County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Hayesville 497 Township in Clay County, North Carolina

Clay County has 5 neighbours.

  • Hayesville

Demographics

The population of Clay County increased by 7.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,587 - census
2011 10,686 0.93% estimation process
2012 10,654 -0.3% estimation process
2013 10,597 -0.54% estimation process
2014 10,566 -0.29% estimation process
2015 10,623 0.54% estimation process
2016 10,749 1.17% estimation process
2017 11,004 2.32% estimation process
2018 11,124 1.08% estimation process
2019 11,231 0.95% estimation process
2020 11,505 2.38% estimation process

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People born in Clay County (1)

Lafayette M. Hershaw was born in Clay County

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