Look no further than the Town of Clayton. We are the Premier Community for Active Families! If you are looking for great communities, excellent schools, and tons of activities, look no further!
The historic and charming town of Clayton is conveniently located in Johnston County, approximately 20 miles southeast of Raleigh and an ideal for commuting back and forth. For families searching for a small, close knit community to raise children with great schools and active church life, Clayton is a wonderful choice. Or maybe your life's dream is to become a small-business owner -- the downtown area continues to thrive and draw shoppers from surrounding communities.
The Town of Clayton has a long and distinguished history. From our humble beginnings in the 1700s to being incorporated as Clayton, we have grown by leaps and bounds!
To begin your home search, check out our member directory for local real estate agents who can assist with your search.
We have tons of great schools, click here to find out more about the Johnston County schools.
There are so many great reasons to move into our area that even the great Terry Bradshaw brags about our area! Click here to see Terry's video about Clayton!
Let's keep the good things coming about our wonderful town! Check out local and area golf courses! Our Community Center has loads of things for people of all ages to take part in….from art classes to basketball games to after school programs! Downtown Clayton is full of wonderful, quaint places to shop as well as superb dining establishments. There are so many regular events that take place in downtown that you need to check them out here or visit the Town of Clayton's Website. For the art lover in your family we have an outstanding display of sculptures on our Downtown Sculpture Trail. Let’s not forget the avid reader in your family. We have our own library with its own unique history. Some fun things to do in and around Clayton can always be found.... family fun, things to do, and fun things to do with kids. With so many things to do and see in our area, why would you go anywhere else?
To start any service in our area…..
Please visit the Town of Clayton's Utilities page to start your electric, water, and trash.
For newspapers you have a choice of Clayton News-Star (our local newspaper) or the News & Observer (based in Raleigh) to start your newspaper.
For recycling outside of the town limits visit http://www.johnstonnc.com/recycling/
For general information about Johnston County click here.