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Clayton Village, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Oktibbeha
Elevation 262 ft (80 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 39759
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 668541

Clayton Village is an unincorporated community located near U.S. Route 82 in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, near Starkville and approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) south-southwest of Osborn.

Clayton Village was named after Edgar Pomeroy Clayton, former owner of The Guntown Hottimes, a weekly newspaper. He was Superintendent of Education for Lee County from 1908 to 1914 and was head of the Poultry Department at Mississippi A & M College (now Mississippi State University) from 1924 to 1927. He retired to a farm at the site of Clayton Village where he died in 1956.

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