Clayton is a small town located in the northern part of Concordia Parish. With a total area of about 4 sq. kms. Clayton is located at an elevated height of about 57 ft. from the ground level. It is situated just beside the Tensas river. Farming, fishing and other related activities are the principal economic activities of the region and a major part of the local inhabitants are engaged in them. Some are also involved with seasonal tourism in the area.