Clay County, Minnesota

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Clay County
Former Federal Courthouse and Post Office in Moorhead, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Clay County
Location within the U.S. state of Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 46°54′N 96°29′W / 46.9°N 96.49°W / 46.9; -96.49
Country United States
State Minnesota
FoundedMarch 8, 1862 (created)
1872 (organized)[1]
Named forHenry Clay
Largest cityMoorhead
 • Total1,053 sq mi (2,730 km2)
 • Land1,045 sq mi (2,710 km2)
 • Water7.3 sq mi (19 km2)  0.7%
 • Total65,318
 • Density62.5/sq mi (24.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Clay County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2020 census, 65,318 people lived there.[2] The county seat is Moorhead.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Minnesota Place Names". Minnesota Historical Society. Archived from the original on June 20, 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Clay County, Minnesota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2023.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.