Clay County , Texas

Clay County: County in Texas, United States

About

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,752 and a population density of 4 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 10,550 inhabitants. Its county seat is Henrietta. The county was created 163 years ago in 1857.

Clay County Quick Facts

Population : 10,550 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (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
Twitter username : claycounty3
Area : 2891 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.5%
Land as percent of area : 97.5%
Named for : Henry Clay
Capital : Henrietta
Establishment : December 12, 1857
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 08:57:05 (4th December 2021)
Density : 4 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.91% (2010-2020)
Clay County locator map
Location of Clay County on Texas map.
Clay Co Courthouse Henrietta  TX image
Clay Co Courthouse Henrietta TX
Clay Co Courthouse Henrietta  TX image

Geography

Clay County is located at 33°47'8"N 98°12'31"W (33.7855300, -98.2085000). It has 6 neighbors: Cotton County, Jefferson County, Archer County, Jack County, Montague County and Wichita County.

Clay County map

The largest city of Clay County is Henrietta with a population of 3,133. Other cities include, Petrolia population 671, Dean population 469, Byers population 454 and Buffalo Springs population 441. See all Clay County cities & populated places.

Clay County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Henrietta 3,133 City in Texas, USA
Petrolia 671 City in Clay County, Texas, US
Dean 469 City in Texas, USA
Byers 454 City in Clay County, Texas, United States
Buffalo Springs 441 Human settlement in Lubbock County, Texas, United States of America
Bellevue 350 City in Texas, United States
Jolly 164 City in Clay County, Texas, United States

Clay County has 6 neighbours.

  • Henrietta

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clay County decreased by 1.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,752 - census
2011 10,668 -0.79% estimation process
2012 10,523 -1.38% estimation process
2013 10,455 -0.65% estimation process
2014 10,377 -0.75% estimation process
2015 10,359 -0.17% estimation process
2016 10,251 -1.05% estimation process
2017 10,484 2.22% estimation process
2018 10,448 -0.34% estimation process
2019 10,471 0.22% estimation process
2020 10,550 0.75% estimation process

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Local Places in Clay County

People born in Clay County (1)

American political aide Walter Jenkins was born in Clay County

Other places with the same name (18)

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