Clayton County , Georgia

Clayton County: County in Iowa, United States

Clayton County locator map
Location of Clayton County on Georgia map.


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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 292,256 inhabitants. Its county seat is Elkader. The county was created 184 years ago in 1836.


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.

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Snow on road Clayton County Iowa

The largest city of Clayton County is Riverdale with a population of 15,594. Other cities include, Morrow population 7,338, Lovejoy population 6,840, Conley population 6,228 and Jonesboro population 4,962. See all Clayton County cities & populated places.

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Clayton County map

Clayton County Quick Facts

Population : 292,256 (2019)
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 : 18:24:21 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 142 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 11.23% (2010-2019)

Clayton County has 8 neighbours.

  • Elkader


The population of Clayton County increased by 11.23% in 9 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

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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 (1)

Clayton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Forest Park 20,020 Village in Illinois
Riverdale 15,594 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
Lovejoy 6,840 City in Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Conley 6,228
Jonesboro 4,962 City in Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Bonanza 3,135
Lake City 2,829 City in Clayton County, Georgia, USA
Avalon 215 Town in Stephens County, Georgia, United States of America

Georgia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Georgia 10,617,423 State in the southeastern United States
Fulton County 1,063,937 County in Georgia, United States
Gwinnett County 936,250 County in Georgia, United States
Cobb County 760,141 County in Georgia, United States
DeKalb County 759,297 County in Georgia, United States
Atlanta 506,811 City in DeKalb and Fulton counties in Georgia, United States, county seat city of Fulton County and Georgia federated state capital city
Chatham County 289,430 County in Georgia, United States
Cherokee County 258,773 County in North Carolina, United States
Forsyth County 244,252 County in Georgia, United States
Henry County 234,561 County in Indiana, United States
Hall County 204,441 County in Georgia, United States
Richmond County 202,518 County in Georgia, United States
Augusta 197,166 Consolidated city-county in Richmond County, Georgia, United States
Muscogee County 195,769 County in Georgia, United States
Columbus 195,769 Consolidated city-county in Muscogee County, Georgia, United States
Paulding County 168,667 County in Ohio, United States

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