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
SeatMoorhead
Largest cityMoorhead
Area
 • Total1,053 sq mi (2,730 km2)
 • Land1,045 sq mi (2,710 km2)
 • Water7.3 sq mi (19 km2)  0.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
63,569[2]
 • Density61/sq mi (24/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district7th
Websitewww.co.clay.mn.us

Clay County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, 58,999 people lived there.[3] The county seat is Moorhead.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Minnesota Place Names". Minnesota Historical Society. Archived from the original on June 20, 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "QuickFacts. Clay County, Minnesota". Census.gov. Retrieved June 28, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. Retrieved August 31, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)