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About Clayton County

Quick Links

web City Web Sites
Links to the official web sites of College Park, Forest Park, Jonesboro, Lake City, Lovejoy, Morrow, and Riverdale.

web Clayton Cares - Human Services Directory
Comprehensive, printable directory of Clayton County resources: local officials, health and medical centers, food assistance, housing/shelter, legal assistance, social services, schools, parks and recreation, transportation, foreign language translation, etc.

web Connecting Clayton
A one-stop site to learn about the many resources available to children and families in Clayton County. Includes links to the local social, service, faith, business and governmental agencies.

web Georgia Department of Community Affairs - Snapshot of Clayton County
A profile of the county with demographic, economic and government facts compiled from various reporting agencies.

web Georgia Info
Extensive information about Georgia's government, history, voter information, cities, maps, etc.

web Georgia Info - Clayton County
Clayton County Links - An excellent collection of links and compiled data related to Clayton County.

web New Georgia Encyclopedia - Profile of Clayton County
A detailed history of the county from its formation in 1858 up to the county’s present role as the home of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the world’s busiest.

web Official web site of Clayton County Government
Find information about county ordinances, departments, services, parks, property taxes, vehicle registration, courts and more.

Facts and Statistics

web Citizens' Sunshine Research Center
A good collection of links for local information like school ratings, restaurant inspections, Sunshine Laws, air quality, professional licenses, and more.

web Clayton County Tax Assessor's Office

web Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta Data Mapping Project
Results on the changing demography, community assets, strategic challenges and nonprofit landscape in Clayton.

web Georgia Facts – Clayton County
Labor, income and economic statistics from the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

web Georgia Statistics System
A statistical tool designed to inform economic decision making using over 1,600 variables from agriculture to vital statistics. Data reported is generated from the most recently published edition of the Georgia County Guide

web U.S. Census 2010 Data
This site contains all of the 2010 census data that has been released. Use the filters on the left side to narrow down the data you wish to see (for example, under Topics, choose Year of 2010 and under Geographies, choose Georgia, then County, then Clayton County - be sure to click the Add button to add it to your list of selections on the upper left side of the page). After you select your filters, you will see a list of reports to choose from.

web U.S. Census Bureau Quick Facts (2009 Estimates)
An overview of population, demographics, housing and employment statistics. Click on Browse Data Sets for more detailed reports.

Arts and Entertainment

web Arts Clayton
A nonprofit, community service arts agency that promotes and sponsors activities throughout the year for local artists.

web Clayton County Parks Department

web Clayton County Performing Arts Center
A state of the art facility developed for use by Clayton County students. The facility has also hosted performers from as far away as Russia and China.

web Clayton County Visitors & Convention Bureau
Planning a visit to Clayton County? This is a great place to learn about attractions, accommodations and transportation.

web Library Events
We host events (both recreational and educational) throughout the year for all ages. Check our Events Calendar to see what's coming up next!

web Spivey Hall
One of the premier concert venues in the Atlanta area on the campus of Clayton State Morrow. Spivey Hall also holds a series of educational events for all ages.

web The Beach at Clayton County International Park
The home of the 1996 Olympic volleyball competition, The Beach offers a water park, hiking trails, tennis, racquet ball, a gymnasium, and of course, volley ball.

Business and Economic Development

web Clayton County Chamber of Commerce
A directory of Chamber members, calendar of upcoming events and information on getting involved with the organization are included.

web Clayton County Department of Economic Development
The County office charged with recruiting and retaining business ventures in Clayton County as well as overseeing the future land use and re-development of county neighborhoods.

web Economic Statistics
Economic snapshot of the county produced by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.


web Clayton County Public Schools
Portal for county students, parents and teachers. Links to every school in the system, information on administration, testing, homework help and more. SACS Accreditation Information.

web Clayton County Public Schools Newsroom

web Clayton State University
The homepage of Clayton State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia. In addition to offering many 4-year degrees, CSU also has a Continuing Education Program that grants professional certificates.


web Clayton County Historical Markers

web Clayton County Historical Population Profile

web Digital Library of Georgia
Clayton County resources include historic photographs in "Vanishing Georgia", historic Sanborn Fire Insurance maps of Jonesboro, and historic aerial maps from the 1930s.

web Georgia State Archives
The Georgia Archives sponsors a lecture series for genealogists and historical researchers. Call 678-64-3700 for details.

web Historical Maps of Clayton County

web New Georgia Encyclopedia - Profile of Clayton County
An excellent article detailing the history of the county from its formation in 1858 from surrounding counties up to the county's present role as the home of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the world's busiest.

web The Road to Tara Museum
Located in the historic train depot in downtown Jonesboro.


web Clayton County Law Library
Located in the Harold R. Banke Justice Center the Law Library contains reference materials on Georgia and Federal laws and cases.

web Clayton State University Library

web Georgia State Archives
The official repository of Georgia government records is located in Morrow, adjacent to Clayton State University.

News Media

web Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Clayton Metro
News from the AJC about Clayton County. The site also features a blog devoted to Clayton County.

web Clayton News-Daily
The online home of Clayton Countys daily newspaper.

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