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Welcome to Clay ...

The Town of Clay is located in Onondaga County<1>.

The location of Clay has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Clay has a population of 59,358 people<3> (see below for details).

Clay is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Clay is within the (315) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clay had an population of 59,358 people. This is an increase of 1.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Clay had a population of 58,206 people (which is 12.46% of the total population of Onondaga County). This makes Clay the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Clay represents 0.3% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 58,206 people, the population of Clay decreased 1.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 58,805 people).

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

Communities near Clay ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Clay.

  • Syracuse [Onondaga County]
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    • Syracuse [Onondaga County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Clay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 141,229 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Syracuse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<6>
  • Manlius [Onondaga County]
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    • Manlius [Onondaga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Clay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manlius have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manlius
  • Cicero [Onondaga County]
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    • Cicero [Onondaga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Clay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,692 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cicero have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • De Witt [Onondaga County]
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    • De Witt [Onondaga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Clay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,962 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Camillus [Onondaga County]
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      • Camillus [Onondaga County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Clay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camillus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lysander [Onondaga County]
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      • Lysander [Onondaga County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Clay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lysander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Onondaga [Onondaga County]
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      • Onondaga [Onondaga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Clay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onondaga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onondaga
    • Geddes [Onondaga County]
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      • Geddes [Onondaga County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Clay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geddes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geddes
    • Sullivan [Madison County]
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      • Sullivan [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Clay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sullivan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sullivan
    • Van Buren [Onondaga County]
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      • Van Buren [Onondaga County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Clay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Van Buren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Buren

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 Clay. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clay.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clay. 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 Clay.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clay. See our Newspapers Page for Clay.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clay ...

Looking for more information about Clay? 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 Clay, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Clay.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clay. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Onondaga County: www.ongov.net/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Onondaga, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clay.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clay) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Clay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ClayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1781, Longitude: -76.1927       In this case, the coordinates for Clay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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