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Clay Center, Nebraska
Welcome to Clay Center ...
The location of Clay Center has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for Clay Center: Clay Ctr. (or less commonly used: Clay Cen., Clay Cent. or Clay Cntr.)
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Clay Center has a population of 724 people<2> (see below for details).
Clay Center was established in 1879.
The community of Clay Center is 1,780 feet [543 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Clay Center lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Clay Center: (402) and (531)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Clay Center had a population of 760 people (or 11.62% of the total population of Clay County). This makes Clay Center the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Clay Center represents 0.04% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 149th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 760 people, the population of Clay Center decreased 11.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 861 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Clay Center had an population of 724 people. This is a decrease of 4.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.91% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Clay Center.
Communities near Clay Center ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the West (W) of Clay Center
Located in Adams County
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Clay Center
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Clay Center
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Clay Center
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Clay Center
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Clay Center
Located in Hamilton County
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Clay Center
Located in Fillmore County
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Clay Center
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Clay Center
Located in Nuckolls County
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Clay Center
Located in Thayer County
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Clay Center.
Communities Also Named Clay Center ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Clay Center - they are located in Kansas (2) and Ohio.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clay Center.
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Clay Center:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clay Center ...
Looking for more information about Clay Center? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Clay Center, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clay Center.
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This page was last modified: 17 Aug 2019