Latitude / Longitude:
44° 15′ 32″ N, 114° 23′ 59″ W
5,489 ft (1,673 m)
Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
Clayton is a city in Custer County, Idaho, United States.
The name is derived from early resident Clayton Smith, who is alleged to be the owner of a bawdy house. It is adjacent to the Salmon River. Clayton was founded in 1881 as a smelter site for the nearby mines, but now is a tourist location.
The population was 7 at the 2010 census, down from 27 in 2000.