Clay County, Missouri

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Clay County, Missouri
ClayCoMo CourtHouse.jpg
South side of the Clay County Courthouse (designed by Wight and Wight) in Liberty
Location within Missouri
Location within Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
FoundedJanuary 2, 1822
SeatLiberty
Largest cityKansas City
Area
 • Total409 sq mi (1,059 km2)
 • Land397 sq mi (1,028 km2)
 • Water11 sq mi (28 km2), 2.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)242,874
 • Density612/sq mi (236/km2)
Congressional districts5th, 6th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.claycountymo.gov

Clay County is a county in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the county had a population of 221,939,[1] making it the fifth-most populous county in Missouri. The county seat is Liberty.[2] It was founded on January 2, 1822.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.