Clay Center

Clay Center is wonderful peaceful community where you can raise your family or retire. There is always something happening in Clay or in a near-by community.

Some interesting fun facts about Clay Center:

Clay Center was first settled in n 1862. The first post office was established in Clay Center on July 3, 1862.

Clay Center is unique, because it is the geographic midpoint between Los Angeles, California and New York City, the two largest American cities. Both cities are exactly 1,224 mi (1,970 km) from Clay Center.[12]

One unusual historic fact is that Clay Center is one of only three cities in Kansas with utilities owned and operated by a utilities board, rather than the city. The Clay Center utilities board also owns and operates a park and zoo. The community is working hard to help renovate the zoo.

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It shall be the purpose of USD 379 to educate students to be life-long learners and to be upstanding and contributing members of their communities.

Schools include:

Lincoln Elementary: Grades K – 3rd
1020 Grant Street, 785-632-2156

Garfield Elementary: Grades 4 & 5
815 4th Street, 785-632-2125

Clay Center Community Middle School
935 Prospect, 785-632-3232

Clay Center Community High School
1630 9th Street, 785-632-2131

Wakefield Schools K -12
502 3rd Street, Box 40, 785-461-5437

School Administrative Center
807 Dexter, Box 97. 785-632-3176

Bus Barn
1002 Clay Street, 785-632-5373

You can learn more about Clay Center Schools at

Clay County Medical Center

Clay County Medical Center since 1903

Address and Phone:

617 Liberty ST | Clay Center, KS 67432


Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Clay Center Area Chamber of Commerce is to work in partnership with Clay County businesses, professionals, the Clay Center Business Association and the Economic Development Group to build a healthy economy and improve quality of life for all.

For information on events and updates go to:

Contact Information:

517 Court St, Clay Center, KS 67432

Tel:  (785) 632-5674

Clay Center Aquatic Park

Welcome to Clay Center Aquatic Park. 
Clay Center Aquatic Park offers something for the whole family.

Check the Park out on:

Address and Phone Information:

210 West Dexter St., Clay Center, KS 67432



More Information about Clay Center

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Clay County Court