Trails to the Past

Iowa

Clay County

 

 

 

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Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,667. Its county seat is Spencer. Its name is in honor of Henry Clay, Jr., a colonel who died in action in the Mexican-American War, and son of Henry Clay, famous American statesman from Kentucky.

Clay County holds the annual Clay County Fair. The first newspaper in Clay County was the Peterson Patriot which started publication in 1880.

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Cities
Dickens
Everly
Fostoria
Gillett Grove
Greenville
Peterson
Rossie
Royal
Spencer
Webb

Townships
Clay
Douglas
Freeman
Garfield
Gillett Grove
Herdland
Lake
Lincoln
Logan
Lone Tree
Meadow
Peterson
Riverton
Sioux
Summit
Waterford

 

 

 

Adjacent counties
Dickinson County (north)
Palo Alto County (east)
Buena Vista County (south)
O'Brien County (west)

Clay County Court House

 

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