Clayton is a town in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States, and is considered a satellite town of Raleigh. As of 2010, Clayton’s population was 16,116,up from 6,973 at the 2000 census. By 2017 the town’s estimated population was 21,405. Much of that growth can be attributed to the town’s proximity to the Research Triangle area and access to major highways such as I-40 and US 70.

Popular Neighborhoods

  • Broadmoor/Broadmoor West
  • Flowers Plantation
  • Glen Laurel
  • Portofino
  • Riverwood
  • Taft Woods East/ West
  • Tuscany
  • Winston Pointe


Elementary Schools

  • West Clayton Elementary
  • Riverwood Elementary
  • Powhatan Elementary
  • Wilson’s Mill Elementary
  • East Clayton Elementary
  • Cooper Elementary

Middle Schools

  • Cleveland Middle School
  • Riverwood Middle School
  • Clayton Middle School

High Schools

  • Cleveland High School
  • Clayton High School

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