Clayton, Alabama

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Clayton, Alabama
Courthouse Square in Clayton
Courthouse Square in Clayton
Location in Barbour County and the state of Alabama
Location in Barbour County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°52′39″N 85°26′56″W / 31.87750°N 85.44889°W / 31.87750; -85.44889Coordinates: 31°52′39″N 85°26′56″W / 31.87750°N 85.44889°W / 31.87750; -85.44889
Country United States
State Alabama
CountyBarbour
Area
 • Total14.1 km2 (5.5 sq mi)
 • Land14.1 km2 (5.5 sq mi)
 • Water0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Elevation
180 m (591 ft)
Population
 (2000[1])
 • Total1,475
 • Density104.6/km2 (268.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36016
Area code(s)334
FIPS code01-15376
GNIS feature ID0116206

Clayton is a town in and the county seat of Barbour County, Alabama, United States. The population was 1,475 at the 2000 census.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

Clayton is located at 31°52'39.014" North, 85°26'56.486" West (31.877504, -85.449024).[2]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.4 square miles (14 km2), all of which is land.[3]

Education[change | change source]

Clayton is served by Barbour County Schools. Barbour County High School and Barbour County Primary School are located in the town of Clayton.

Notable natives[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Fact Sheet: Clayton town, Alabama". American Fact Finder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 January 2010.
  2. "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Geographic Comparison Table- Alabama". American Fact Finder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 January 2010.
  4. To Remember a Vanishing World: D.L. Hightower's Photography of Barbour County, Alabama, 1930 - 1965. Thomason, Michael V.R. and Michael Thomason,University of Alabama Press (1997) ISBN 0-945477-11-2