THE CITY OF CLAYTON
IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A
Job description and applications are accepted at City Hall
Must have a valid Alabama driver's license and a High School Diploma.
City of Clayton
45 Reed St. / P.O. Box 385
Clayton, AL 36016
Deadline for applications will be
Friday, December 1, 2020 by 4p.m.
The City of Clayton is an
Equal Opportunity Employer and a
drug free work place.
Located in Southeast Alabama, Clayton serves as the county seat of Barbour County. The city is named after Augustine S. Clayton, a
Georgian congressman. Historically, the town was located at the headwaters of the Pea and Choctawhatchee rivers on this historic road from Hobdy's Bridge over the Pea River to Eufaula on the Chattahoochee River. The first true settlement was established around 1823. Clayton became the county seat of Barbour County is 1833 and laid out a central
courthouse square plan. The first Circuit Court was held in Clayton on September 23, 1833. The Clayton post office was established in
September 1835 with John F. Keener as
postmaster. The town was incorporated on
December 21, 1841 by the Alabama Legislature and was listed as having a population of 200. Its first mayor after incorporation was