A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Clayton, New York
Welcome to Clayton ...
The village of Clayton is located in the Thousand Islands and Saint Lawrence River/Seaway region.
The location of Clayton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Clayton has a population of 1,834 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Clayton.
The community of Clayton is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Clayton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Clayton lies within the (315) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clayton had an population of 1,834 people. This is a decrease of 7.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.71% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Clayton had a population of 1,978 people. This makes Clayton the county's 20th most populous community.
The population of Clayton represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 918th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,978 people, the population of Clayton increased 8.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,821 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Clayton.
Adding Clayton to Our Gazetteer ...
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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Clayton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Clayton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
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 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, Missouri (2), New Jersey, New Mexico (2), 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 5 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Clayton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clayton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clayton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.ny.us/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021