Clayton

Name:

Clayton

County:

Custer

Zip Code:

83227

Latitude / Longitude:

44° 15′ 32″ N, 114° 23′ 59″ W

Elevation:

5,489 ft (1,673 m)

Time Zone:

Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Clayton is a city in Custer County, Idaho, United States.

Remains:

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.

Established:

1881

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

The population was 7 at the 2010 census, down from 27 in 2000.

Remarks: