Clayton is a small town in Johnston County, North Carolina, USA, and is considered as a suburb of Raleigh. As of 2020, Clayton’s total population was 10,811, up from 4,769 in 2020. As of June, the town’s population is predicted to increase to 25,735 by the end of the decade. Clayton has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1970. It is one of the few towns in the Triangle that has not lost its historic value to some extent.
It has a number of shopping centers including the Clayton Plaza Shopping Center, the Downtown Areas Mall, the Downtown Clayton Plaza Shopping Center, the Clayton Shopping Center at Topsailor, the downtown Clayton Shopping Center at Topsailor Water Park, the Clayton Shopping Center at Topsailor Water Park. There are also many downtown restaurants and pubs. The Clayton Place Mall houses a major department store chain, which includes Macy’s, which is located nearby. Clayton Place Mall is home to several retail shops and a department store. There are also a number of other smaller stores in downtown Clayton. The main highway through Clayton, I-264, connects Clayton to Raleigh.
In addition to the downtown area, Clayton has a large number of homes and apartments. Clayton also has a number of commercial properties, including a number of restaurants, bars, and shops. Clayton also has a number of schools, including the Clayton Elementary School. The Clayton City School District provides a number of different types of programs and services for residents. Clayton was named as a “Best Small Town” in the State of North Carolina by the North Carolina Tourism Department in 1998.