Clay Township, Adair County, Missouri

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Clay Township, Missouri
Map highlighting Clay Township, Adair County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°16′47″N 092°26′25″W / 40.27972°N 92.44028°W / 40.27972; -92.44028Coordinates: 40°16′47″N 092°26′25″W / 40.27972°N 92.44028°W / 40.27972; -92.44028
Country United States
State Missouri
County Adair
 • Total 79.62 sq mi (206.21 km2)
 • Land 79.58 sq mi (206.10 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)  0.05%
Elevation[1] 935 ft (285 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 626
 • Density 8/sq mi (3.0/km2)
FIPS code 29-14248[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766211

Clay Township is one of ten townships in Adair County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 626.[3] It is named in honor of Kentucky politician Henry Clay.[4]


Clay Township covers an area of 79.6 square miles (206.2 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains one cemetery, Richardson.

The streams of Bee Branch, Cottonwood Fork, Floyd Creek and Willow Branch run through this township.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Clay township, Adair County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ Violette, E. M. (1911). History of Adair County. The Denslow History Company. p. 39. 

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