An area of
contrasts, Clay County
offers lifestyles and business settings
ranging from big city
sophistication to small town simplicity.
The land in Clay County is
beautiful. Gentle rolling hills and
meadows afford panoramic views
throughout the county. Clay County is
over 400 square miles in size,
yet 60% of the county remains
Missouri is one of
the major counties that comprise the
Kansas City metropolitan area. It
is the third most populous county in the
metro. Nine percent of Greater
Kansas City's population, and close to
10% of its jobs are in Clay
County. In the next five years,
population is expected to increase by
attractions are numerous within the
county and include major amusement
parks and exciting riverfront
developments. Some of these distinct
attractions include Smithville Lake, and
the notorious farm home of
Jesse and Frank James.
Clay County offers
advantages that are unique in all the
United States. It is located in
the middle of the continent, only a few
hours from both geographic and
population centers of the nation.
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