Clayton County, Iowa

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Clayton County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,129.[1] The county seat is Elkader.[2] The county was founded in 1837 and was named in honor of John M. Clayton,[3] United States Senator from Delaware and later Secretary of State under President Zachary Taylor.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 84.