Clay County , West Virginia

Clay County: County in West Virginia, United States

About

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,386 and a population density of 11 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,341 inhabitants. Its county seat is Clay. The county was created 163 years ago in 1858.

Clay County Quick Facts

Population : 8,341 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (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 : 890 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Henry Clay
Capital : Clay
Establishment : March 03, 1858
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:00:40 (4th December 2021)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.53% (2010-2020)
Clay County locator map
Location of Clay County on West Virginia map.
Clay County Courthouse West Virginia image
Clay County Courthouse West Virginia
Clay County Courthouse West Virginia image

Geography

Clay County is located at 38°27'45"N 81°4'30"W (38.4625300, -81.0750900). It has 5 neighbors: Roane County, Braxton County, Calhoun County, Kanawha County and Nicholas County.

Clay County map

The largest city of Clay County is Clay with a population of 430. Other cities include and Sand Fork population 145. See all Clay County cities & populated places.

Clay County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Clay 430 Human settlement in Clay County, West Virginia, United States of America
Sand Fork 145 Human settlement in Gilmer County, West Virginia, United States of America

Clay County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clay County decreased by 12.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,386 - census
2011 9,334 -0.56% estimation process
2012 9,208 -1.37% estimation process
2013 9,139 -0.76% estimation process
2014 8,881 -2.91% estimation process
2015 8,875 -0.07% estimation process
2016 8,829 -0.52% estimation process
2017 8,693 -1.56% estimation process
2018 8,639 -0.63% estimation process
2019 8,508 -1.54% estimation process
2020 8,341 -2% estimation process

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Local Places in Clay County

People born in Clay County (3)

People born in Clay County, including man killed when Mt. St. Helens erupted Harry R. Truman, former President of George Washington University Lloyd Hartman Elliott, musician French Carpenter, you can see a list of people who born in Clay County.

Other places with the same name (18)

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Putnam County 56,428 County in West Virginia, United States
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Charleston 45,879 Capital city of West Virginia, United States
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