Clayton, Placer County, California

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Unincorporated community
Clayton is located in California
Clayton is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°54′29″N 121°18′44″W / 38.90806°N 121.31222°W / 38.90806; -121.31222Coordinates: 38°54′29″N 121°18′44″W / 38.90806°N 121.31222°W / 38.90806; -121.31222
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 141 ft (43 m)

Clayton is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Clayton is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) northwest of Lincoln.[2] It lies at an elevation of 141 feet (43 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clayton, Placer County, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 466. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.