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Time Zone: Clay County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

Clay County was founded in 1873.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Clay had a population of 15,585 people. This is a decrease of 11.49% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,609 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Clay represented 0.66% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 45th most populous county (out of 75 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201016,083-8.67%+3.2% since 2009
200915,585-11.49%-1.2% since 2008
200815,774-10.42%-1.83% since 2007
200017,609The Last Census

More information can be found on the Clay County Census Page for Clay County.


Below are some of the communities located in Clay County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Clay County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Piggott   3,4133,89412.35% decrease  
Corning   3,2543,67911.55% decrease  
Rector   1,7222,01714.63% decrease  
Knobel   32235810.06% decrease  
Saint Francis   2302508% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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