Clayton County, Georgia

Clayton County: County in Iowa, United States


Clayton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 259,424 and a population density of 126 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 292,646 inhabitants. Its county seat is Elkader. The county was created 186 years ago in 1836.

Quick Facts about Clayton County

Population : 292,646 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Clayton County
Area : 2053 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.8%
Land as percent of area : 98.2%
Named for : John Middleton Clayton
Altitude : 876 feet / 267 meters
Capital : Elkader
Establishment : January 01, 1837
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:59:07 (7th February 2023)
Density : 143 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.35% (2010-2020)
Clayton County locator map
Location of Clayton County on Georgia map.
Snow on road  Clayton County  Iowa image
Snow on road Clayton County Iowa
Snow on road  Clayton County  Iowa image


Clayton County is located at 33°32'31"N 84°21'28"W (33.5418900, -84.3576900). It has 8 neighbors: Iowa County, Allamakee County, Buchanan County, Delaware County, Dubuque County, Winneshiek County, Crawford County and Grant County.

Clayton County map

The largest city of Clayton County is Riverdale with a population of 15,516. Other cities include, Lovejoy population 7,512, Morrow population 7,338, Conley population 6,228 and Jonesboro population 5,134. See all Clayton County cities & populated places.

Clayton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Forest Park 19,871 Village in Illinois
Riverdale 15,516 City in Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Lovejoy 7,512 City in Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Irondale 7,446 Town in Alabama, United States
Morrow 7,338 City in Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Conley 6,228 Census-designated place (CDP) in DeKalb and Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Jonesboro 5,134 City in Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Lake City 2,829 City in Clayton County, Georgia, USA
Avalon 226 Town in Stephens County, Georgia, United States of America

Clayton County has 8 neighbours.

  • Elkader


The population of Clayton County increased by 11.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 259,424 - census
2011 262,031 0.99% estimation process
2012 265,294 1.23% estimation process
2013 264,015 -0.48% estimation process
2014 266,629 0.98% estimation process
2015 272,720 2.23% estimation process
2016 279,333 2.37% estimation process
2017 284,184 1.71% estimation process
2018 289,197 1.73% estimation process
2019 292,256 1.05% estimation process
2020 292,646 0.13% estimation process

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People born in Clayton County (1)

American author Eugenie S. Birkholz was born in Clayton County

Other places with the same name (2)

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