Clayton town is located in the county of Johnston and it is also considered as a satellite town of Raleigh. A very small portion of the town extends Clayton into the county of Wake. Clayton has a total area of about 14 sq. kms. and elevated above the sea level by about 340 ft. Some of the prominent business and economic activities of the local residents include accounting firms, alteration and tailoring companies, appliance sale and sevicing companies, architectual engineeing firms, real estate companies, art and craft shops, auction houses helps the local economy to grow comfortably.