Clayton County


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Clayton County, Iowa

111 High St NE
Elkader, IA 52043
Phone: (563) 245-2204
Fax: (563) 245-1175
www.claytoncountyiowa.net

On northeastern border of IA, north of Dubuque; established Dec 21, 1837 (prior to statehood) from Dubuque County. Name Origin: For John Middleton Clayton (1796-1856), U.S. senator from DE and U.S. secretary of state (1849-50)

Area (sq mi):: 792.81 (land 778.81; water 14.00) Population per square mile: 23.50
Population 2005: 18,337 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.80%; 1990-2000 -2.00% Population 2000: 18,678 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,930; median household $34,068; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,578-$24,581
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 20.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Clayton County, Georgia

112 Smith St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Phone: (770) 477-3211
Fax: (770) 477-3217
www.co.clayton.ga.us

In west-central GA, south of Atlanta; organized Nov 30, 1858 from Fayette and Henry counties. Name Origin: For Augustin Smith Clayton (1783-1839), GA jurist and U.S. representative (1832-35)

Area (sq mi):: 144.28 (land 142.62; water 1.66) Population per square mile: 1878.90
Population 2005: 267,966 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 13.30%; 1990-2000 29.90% Population 2000: 236,517 (White 34.90%; Black or African American 51.60%; Hispanic or Latino 7.50%; Asian 4.50%; Other 6.00%). Foreign born: 10.90%. Median age: 30.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,079; median household $42,697; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,609-$21,569
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 29.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 61.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Forest Park (21,184)
  • Riverdale (15,611)

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    Boxlight announced Clayton County Public Schools, or CCPS, Georgia's fifth-largest school district, has initiated a professional development program with a multi-method approach for online, onsite and consultancy training within its whole-class learning solution.
    11Alive.com reported out of Clayton County, Georgia, on June 18 that an attempted home break-in ended when the suspect was shot by the homeowner.
    Clayton County, Ga., was identified by The Lancet as one of 25 US counties with the highest risk of a measles outbreak.
    Bostock, who worked as child-welfare services coordinator for Georgia's Clayton County, was fired in 2013 after becoming involved with a gay recreational softball league.
    Dressed in a red jumpsuit and sparkly black sandals, she leads a group of dance and theatre teachers in Georgia's Clayton County School System in a warm-up incorporating a West African praise dance and an Indian chant for peace, as a way to demonstrate how teachers can incorporate diverse cultures into everyday activities with their students.
    Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity will receive $37,500 to support a build in Clayton County during Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity's Beloved Community Build 2018, which celebrates the global vision of Dr.
    Hogrefe's deputies are searching for the child, along with the FBI and Georgia authorities in Clayton County, where officials say the boy was living before his father took him around Dec.
    Counties with median home prices requiring the lowest share of average wage earner income were Wayne County (Detroit) (13.5 percent); Clayton County, Ga.
    Meanwhile, anti-gun protests are underway across the United States where the protestors are demanding to impose restrictions on gun sales and ownership following multiple incidents of shooting including Panama City, Texas high school, and Clayton County in Georgia.
    It has created about 100 jobs in Clayton County from managers to engineers to production associates.
    In addition, the opening of Atlanta West has reportedly created about 100 jobs in Clayton County - from managers to engineers to production associates.