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The location of Clayton









Welcome to Clayton ...

The village of Clayton is located in Polk County.

The location of Clayton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Clayton has a population of 550 people<2> (see below for details).

Clayton is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Clayton: (715) and (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clayton had a population of 571 people. This makes Clayton the county's 32nd most populous community.

The population of Clayton represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1363rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 571 people, the population of Clayton increased 12.62% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 507 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Clayton had an population of 550 people. This is a decrease of 3.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.48% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Clayton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Clayton and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alden   [Map]   2,768   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Amery   [Map]   2,823   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Balsam Lake   [Map]   1,402   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Barron   [Map]   3,318   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Black Brook   [Map]   1,325   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cumberland   [Map]   2,119   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Clayton.

Communities Also Named Clayton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Clayton: This one is located in Polk County and the other is located in Crawford County.

Beyond Wisconsin, 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, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clayton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clayton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clayton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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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 Polk County: www.co.polk.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clayton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clayton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clayton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clayton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3236, Longitude: -92.1702     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clayton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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