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Town of Clayton, Wisconsin
(Crawford County)

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Welcome to Clayton ...

The Town of Clayton is located in Crawford County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Clayton has a population of 900 people<3> (see below for details).

Clayton is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Clayton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Clayton lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clayton had an population of 900 people. This is a decrease of 6.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Clayton had a population of 958 people (which is 5.76% of the total population of Crawford County). This makes Clayton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Clayton represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 914th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 958 people, the population of Clayton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 956 people).

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

Communities Also Named Clayton ...

While we believe that this Clayton is located in Crawford County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Clayton. Those communities are located in the following counties: Polk and Winnebago County.

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.

  • Richland Center [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland Center
    • Richland Center [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Clayton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland Center
  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viroqua
    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Clayton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,394 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viroqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viroqua
  • Boscobel [Grant County]
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    • Boscobel [Grant County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Clayton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,134 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boscobel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boscobel
  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
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    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Clayton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,832 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viroqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viroqua
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richland [Richland County]
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      • Richland [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Clayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,247 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Muscoda [Grant County]
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      • Muscoda [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Clayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscoda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscoda
    • Jefferson [Vernon County]
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      • Jefferson [Vernon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Clayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,225 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Franklin [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Vernon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Clayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Seneca [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca
      • Seneca [Crawford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Clayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 903 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
    • Webster [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster
      • Webster [Vernon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Clayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 844 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster

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.

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Crawford County

About Wisconsin

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 State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Crawford, 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 Clayton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clayton - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clayton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Clayton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ClaytonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clayton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3578, Longitude: -90.7468       In this case, the coordinates for Clayton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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