Clay County, Iowa Basics:

Clay County Iowa - Government Site

Population: 16,591
Area: 567 square miles
County seat: Spencer
Area code(s) in use: 712
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 92.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
Median household income: $46,880
Persons in poverty: 10.3%
Home ownership rate: 73.0%
Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Buena Vista  Cherokee  Dickinson  Emmet  O'Brien  Osceola  Palo Alto  Pocahontas  

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Map of the Clay County area

Our detail map of Clay County shows the Clay County, Iowa boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Clay County, Iowa

  Airports     show all on map

Royal Airport, Spencer Municipal Airport, Spencer Municipal Hospital Heliport

  Bridges     show all on map

Little Sioux River Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Clay County Courthouse, Clay County Jail, Clay County Law Library, Clay County Sheriffs Office, Dickens Fire and Rescue, Dickens Public Library, Douglas Townhall, Everly City Hall, Everly Fire and Rescue, Everly Public Library, Fostoria City Hall, Fostoria Fire and Rescue, Gillett Grove City Hall, Kirchner French Memorial Library, Kirchner Park House and Museum, Parker Historical Museum, Peterson City Hall, Peterson Fire and Crisis Response Unit, Royal City Hall, Royal Fire and Rescue, Royal Public Library, Spencer Fire Department, Spencer Police Department, Spencer Public Library, Webb Fire and Rescue

  Canals     show all on map

Ditch Number 60

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Burr Oak Cemetery, Center Cemetery, Dickens Cemetery, Douglas Township Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fanny Fern Cemetery, First Reformed Church Cemetery, Garfield Township Cemetery, Liberty Cemetery, Lincoln Cemetery, Logan Township Cemetery, Lone Tree Cemetery, Northlawn Memorial Cemetery, Oakland Cemetery, Osborn Cemetery, Prairie Creek Cemetery, Riverside Cemetery, Rosehill Cemetery, TriMello Cemetery, Willow Creek Cemetery, Zion Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

Assembly of God Church, Bethany Lutheran Church, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Church of Christ, Church of the Nazarene, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Christian Church, First Congregational Church, First English Lutheran Church, First Reformed Church, Gillett Grove United Methodist Church, Grace United Methodist Church, Harvest Evangelical Free Church, Hope Lutheran Church, Hope Reformed Church, Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall, Kingdom Hall, Living Word Church, Maple Grove Church, Ninth Street Baptist Church, Rossie United Church of Christ, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Saint Louis Catholic Church, Saint Marys Catholic Church, Seventh Day Adventist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Pentecostal Church, Wells of Living Grace Church

  Guts     show all on map

Barringer Slough

  Hospitals     show all on map

Abben Cancer Center, Family Dental Clinic, Foot and Ankle Clinic, Fox and Boyd Dental Center, Gaul Dermatology Center, Iowa Eye Institute, Mercy Family Care Spencer Center - North, Mercy Family Care Spencer Center - South, Northwest Iowa Bone, Joint and Sports Surgeons Center, Northwest Iowa Urologists Center, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center, Saint Luke Lutheran Home, Spencer Chiropractic Clinic, Spencer Dental Arts Center, Spencer Family Dental Center, Spencer Municipal Hospital

  Lakes     show all on map

Dan Green Slough, Elk Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Petes Pond, Round Lake, Trumbull Lake

  Locales     show all on map

A K Stock Farms, Andersen Farms, Anderson Farms, Annieville (historical), Berends Farm, Bertran Camp, Boge Farms, Bridgewater, Cab Farms, Clark Farm, Clay County Fairground, Cornell (historical), Cromwell Centre, Crooked Creek Farm, Dejong Farms, Diamond J Farms, Dickens, Double D Farms, Elser Farms, Everly, Fahnlander Farms, Fairchild Farm, Fairchild Farms, Farmers Co-op Elevator, Farmers Co-op Elevator Company Elevator, First Co-op Association Elevator, Foss Farms, Fostoria (historical), Fostoria Cooperative Elevator, Gateway North Shopping Center, Geerdes Farm, Gillett Grove (historical), Greene Acres, Greenville (historical), Gross Farms, Gustoff Farms, Hamrick Farms, Hansen Farm, Hansen Farms, Herrig Farms, High Grove Farm, Hildreth Farm, Hyde Farms, Ingleville, Iowlea Farms, J and N Farms, Jensen Farms, Kenobbie Farms, Kentwood Farms, Kirksey Farms, Kruse Farms, Kunzman Farm, Langdon (historical), Larsen Farm, Le Clair Farm, McCune Farm, Meadowbrook Farm, Merten Farms, Myers Farm, Olberding Farms, Oneota Little Sioux Access, Osher Farms, Peterson (historical), Plum Broke Ranch, Prospect, Q B Farm, Rausch Farms, Riverside - Little Sioux Access, Rolo Farms, Rossie (historical), Rossie Feed and Grain Company Elevator, Royal (historical), Rusk Farms, Salton Farms, Schoeleman Farms, Seaman Farm, Shady Blue Farms, Shady Lane Farms, Simons Farm, Southpark Mall, Southpark Mall, Spencer, Spencer Campground, Spencer Country Club, Spencer Municipal Golf Course, Steinbeck Farms, Summit (historical), Swan and Swan Farms, Swanson Farms, Swart Farms, Sylvester's Farms, Thiesen Farms, TriMello, Tunink Farms, Twin Oaks Farm, Webb (historical), Wede Farms, Weiskircher Farms, West Bend Elevator Company Elevator, Woolston Hog Farm

  Mines     show all on map

Dave's Sand and Gravel Pit

  Parks     show all on map

Barringer Slough State Game Mgt Area, Bertram Reservation, Bob Howe - Thunder Bridge Wildlife Refuge, Bruegmann Park, Burr Area, C Earl Page Park, Cardinal Field, Dan Green Slough Wildlife Management Area, De Wolf Park, Deweys Pasture State Game Management Area, Dickens Pit, Dry Mud Lake Wildlife Management Area, Du Marsh Area, East Leach Park, Elk Lake State Game Mgt Area, Everly City Park, Fairview Park, Fen Valley Area, First Post Office, Church, School Historical Marker, Gilbert James Wildlife Area, Glen Pederson Park, Grandview Park, Hawk Valley Wildlife Management Area, High Bridge Wildlife Area, Kindlespire County Park, Little Sioux Wildlife Management Area, Miracle on Fourth Street Playground, North School Park, Ocheyedan River State Game Refuge, Oneota Park, Pickerel Lake State Wildlife Management Area, Reiter Wildlife Area, Round Lake State Game Management Area, Scharnberg County Park, Schmerse Wildlife Area, Smiths Slough State Game Management Area, Stolley Gravel Pit Park, Stouffer Memorial Wildlife Preserve, Sunset Park, Trumbull Lake State Game Management Area, Tuttle Marsh Area, Wanata State Park, Wapiti Marsh State Game Management Area, Waterway Park, West Leach Park, Westview Park, Yellowthroat Wildlife Area

  Populated Places     show all on map

Birchwood Estates, Cornell, Country Villa Mobile Home Park, Dickens, Everly, Fostoria, Gillett Grove, Greenville, Langdon, Maclay (historical), Peterson, Rossie, Royal, Spencer, Webb

  Post Offices     show all on map

Annieville Post Office (historical), Bridgewater Post Office (historical), Cornell Post Office (historical), Cromwell Center Post Office (historical), Dickens Post Office, Douglas Centre Post Office (historical), Everly Post Office, Fostoria Post Office, Freeman Post Office (historical), Gillett Grove Post Office, Greenville Post Office (historical), Herdland Post Office (historical), Ingleville Post Office (historical), Langdon Post Office (historical), Peterson Post Office, Platt Post Office (historical), Prospect Post Office (historical), Rossie Post Office (historical), Royal Post Office, Spencer Post Office, Summit Post Office (historical), Trimello Post Office (historical), Webb Post Office, Willow Creek Post Office (historical), Yankee Post Office (historical)

  Schools     show all on map

Clay Central - Everly Elementary School at Everly, Clay Central - Everly Elementary School at Royal, Clay Central - Everly Junior / Senior High School at Everly, Clay Central - Everly Junior / Senior High School at Royal, Fairview Park Elementary School, Iowa Great Lakes Lutheran School, Jefferson Elementary School, Johnson Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, North School, Reynolds Elementary School, Rock Forest School (historical), Sacred Heart Catholic School, South Clay Elementary School, Spencer High School, Spencer Middle School, Sunny Brooks School (historical)

  Streams     show all on map

Big Muddy Creek, Elk Creek, Lexington Creek, Little Meadow Creek, Little Muddy Creek, Lost Island Outlet, Montgomery Creek, Murray Creek, Ocheyedan River, Pickerel Run, Prairie Creek, Sewer Creek, Spring Creek, Stony Creek, Willow Creek

  Swamps     show all on map

Smiths Slough

  Towers     show all on map

KICD-AM (Spencer), KICD-FM (Spencer), KICD-FM (Spencer), KJJG-FM (Spencer), KRGS-FM (Spencer)

  Trails     show all on map

Spencer Recreation Trail,

Clay County, Iowa Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteClay County White population 16,17616,176  
MixedClay County Mixed population 166165
AsianClay County Asian population 116116
BlackClay County Black population 10099
American IndianClay County American Indian population 5049
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderClay County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
Iowa population by county