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Clay County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Clay County is a county in Kentucky.

Clay County
Clay County courthouse in Manchester
Clay County courthouse in Manchester
Map of Kentucky highlighting Clay County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°10′N 83°43′W / 37.16°N 83.71°W / 37.16; -83.71
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1807
Named forGreen Clay
SeatManchester
Largest cityManchester
Area
 • Total471 sq mi (1,220 km2)
 • Land469 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Water1.8 sq mi (5 km2)  0.4%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total21,730
 • Density46/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websiteclaycounty.ky.gov