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Welcome to Clayton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Clayton has a population of 16,747 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Clayton.
Clayton is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Clayton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Clayton is located in the (314) area code.
The ZIP code for Clayton: 63015<4>
Websites for Clayton ...
Official Website: www.ci.clayton.mo.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.claytoncommerce.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clayton had an population of 16,747 people. This is an increase of 5.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.58% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Clayton had a population of 15,939 people. This makes Clayton the county's 13th most populous community.
The population of Clayton represents 0.27% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 15,939 people, the population of Clayton increased 24.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,825 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Clayton.
Adding Clayton to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Clayton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Clayton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Clayton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Clayton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named Clayton: This one is located in Saint Louis County and the other is located in Vernon County.
Beyond Missouri, there are 48 communities that are also named Clayton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (3), Connecticut (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clayton.
Communities near Clayton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Clayton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clayton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clayton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clayton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Clayton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clayton. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clayton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clayton ...
Looking for more information about Clayton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Clayton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Clayton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Clayton: www.ci.clayton.mo.us/
The official website for Saint Louis County: www.co.st-louis.mo.us/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021