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Clayton was founded by Joel Henry Clayton,

along with his two brothers who laid out the foundations of city of Clayton in the year 1857. Joel Clayton beat his brother Henry Norton in a coin toss for naming rights for the town. Visitors interested in the historical and cultural background of the city of Clayton can take a tour of the museums, halls and other memorial buildings located in the charming downtown 


Located five miles east of Concord, the city offers

Clayton sign

beautiful creeks including the Peacock Creek, the Donner Creek and the Back Creek.


Looking for entertainment? The Oakhurst Country Club offers a range of  facilities. Don't miss Clayton Park and the Clayton Community Ballfields with family and friends. Shoppers can browse through the numerous shops at the Clayton Station Shopping Center.

Downtown Clayton hosts a number of community events with a "hometown" feel including a seasonal Farmer's Market, Harvest Music Festival, Trick or Treating event, and a Christmas Village and Tree Lighting! Clayton, with its small town vibe and close proximity to major Bay Area cities, it a hidden gem in Contra Costa County.



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Laura Wucher Pleasant Hill Realtor

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