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Welcome to Clay County ...

Time Zone: Clay County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Fort Gaines is the Seat for Clay County.

Clay County was founded in 1854. Clay was created by taking area from Randolph and Early Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Clay had a population of 2,901 people. This is a decrease of 8.86% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,183 people in 2010).

Below are some of the communities located in Clay County:

  • Bellville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellville
    • Bellville is located in Clay County (GA)
    • Estimated population in 2019: 118 people
  • Bluffton
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Fort Gaines
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)

Websites of Interest ...

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 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
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