Clayton Village, Mississippi

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Clayton Village, Mississippi
Clayton Village, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Clayton Village, Mississippi
Clayton Village, Mississippi
Clayton Village, Mississippi is located in the United States
Clayton Village, Mississippi
Clayton Village, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°28′26″N 88°45′21″W / 33.47389°N 88.75583°W / 33.47389; -88.75583Coordinates: 33°28′26″N 88°45′21″W / 33.47389°N 88.75583°W / 33.47389; -88.75583
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyOktibbeha
Elevation
262 ft (80 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
39759
Area code(s)662
GNIS feature ID668541[1]

Clayton Village is an unincorporated community located near U.S. Route 82 in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, near Starkville and approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) south-southwest of Osborn.

Clayton Village was named after Edgar Pomeroy Clayton, former owner of The Guntown Hottimes, a weekly newspaper. He was Superintendent of Education for Lee County from 1908 to 1914 and was head of the Poultry Department at Mississippi A & M College (now Mississippi State University) from 1924 to 1927. He retired to a farm at the site of Clayton Village where he died in 1956.

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