Clay County, Minnesota

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Clay County, Minnesota
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Location within Minnesota
Location within Minnesota
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Minnesota's location within the U.S.
FoundedMarch 8, 1862 (created)
1872 (organized)[1]
Named forHenry Clay
SeatMoorhead
Largest cityMoorhead
Area
 • Total1,053 sq mi (2,727 km2)
 • Land1,045 sq mi (2,707 km2)
 • Water7.3 sq mi (19 km2), 0.7%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)63,569[2]
 • Density61/sq mi (24/km2)
Congressional district7th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
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. Retrieved March 17, 2014.
  2. "QuickFacts. Clay County, Minnesota". Census.gov. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  3. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 31, 2013.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.