Clayton (Georgia)

Clayton is a city in the very north-east corner of Georgia. It is the county seat of Rabun County and has a population of 2,047.


Clayton was incorporated on December 18, 1823, as a part of Rabun county, founded 4 years earlier and named after the present Governor of Georgia, William Rabun. Clayton was previously known as The Dividings and later changed to the name Claytonville.

Get in

From Atlanta, take I-85 N for 28 miles to I-985 N which continues onto US-23 N after 24 miles. Continue 52 miles on US-23 N directly into Clayton. From Knoxville, head on I-40 for 92 miles, take exit 27 to get on US-74. After 26 miles, merge onto US-23 S toward US-441. Continue on to the ramp after 21 miles for another 21 miles to reach Clayton.



Go next

Routes through Clayton

Kingsport Asheville  N  S  Gainesville Atlanta
Chattanooga Blairsville  W  E  Clemson Anderson
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Cherokee  N  S  Athens Macon

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