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Clayton is located in Stevens County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Clayton, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1925.

Clayton is 2,240 feet [683 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Clayton is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Clayton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Clayton: (509)

The ZIP code for Clayton: 99110<3>

Communities Also Named Clayton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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), New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, 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.

  • Deer Park
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Springdale
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Loon Lake
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Grays Landing
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays Landing
    • Grays Landing is located in Spokane County
  • Tumtum
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tumtum
    • Tumtum is located in Stevens County
  • Chattaroy
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Grays
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays
    • Grays is located in Stevens County
  • Ford
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Elk
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Kulzer
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kulzer
    • Kulzer is located in Stevens County

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. 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.

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Clayton was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Clayton.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Stevens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clayton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Clayton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clayton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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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