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The county was established in 1858 and
named in honor of Augustin Smith Clayton (1783-1839), who served in
the United States House of Representatives from 1832 until
The county seat is Jonesboro
-- Forest Park -- Jonesboro -- Lake City
Lovejoy -- Morrow --
DeKalb County (northeast)
Spalding County (south)
Fulton County (northwest)
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