The county of Clay is located in Iowa and was founded in 1851. There are 16,507 residents in Clay who have access to courthouses in Spencer. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Iowa is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 11,233 residents in Spencer, which is 11.2 square miles and 1,312ft above sea level.