Clayton, North Carolina, is a town of approximately 28,000 residents and is located in Johnston County. Clayton is within a relatively close proximity to the state’s capitol, Raleigh.
Clayton's popular downtown area boasts many wonderful local dining places, shops, and businesses. The town also regularly hosts family-oriented festivals, farmer’s markets, and performing arts activities. In the parks and recreation department, Clayton has made it a point to meet the needs of residents with tons of parks, greenways, and trails, including their own downtown sculpture trail.
Clayton is located in the Johnston County school district, which has doubled its student enrollment over the course of the last 15 years. For higher education, Clayton has close access to Campbell University as well as Central Carolina Community College.
With a median household income of about $83,000, the town is growing and flourishing with life. If you’re looking for a family-oriented and fun-loving town, Clayton is just the ticket.
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