Home in the heart of Nebraska.

Neighbors, businesses and organizations of Clay Center are committed to helping one another thrive. From finding a home to enrolling your children in school, discovering an employer to finding your next house of worship, the information and tools you need are right here.


We're proud of our safe and welcoming community. Find out why it's a great place to raise a family or get involved with local service organizations.

We're a community that values hard work and buying local. Discover the numerous local, regional and national businesses that call Clay Center home.

There's a time for work and a time to relax and enjoy the journey. Learn more about our local attractions and annual community events.  


Clay Center at a Glance

Clay Center is the county seat of Clay County, Nebraska. The city has a population of 760 and a total area of 0.7 square miles.  We are a small but proud community constantly working towards community betterment.  We are located 25 miles south of Interstate 80 and 90 miles southwest of Lincoln, Nebraska.