Clay County, Missouri
county in northwestern Missouri, United States
Clay County is a county in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the county had a population of 221,939, making it the fifth-most populous county in Missouri. The county seat is Liberty. It was founded on January 2, 1822.
South side of the Clay County Courthouse (designed by Wight and Wight) in Liberty
Location within the U.S. state of Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
|Founded||January 2, 1822|
|Largest city||Kansas City|
|• Total||409 sq mi (1,060 km2)|
|• Land||397 sq mi (1,030 km2)|
|• Water||11 sq mi (30 km2) 2.8%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||612/sq mi (236/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|Congressional districts||5th, 6th|