The county of Clayton is located in Iowa and was founded in 1837. There are 18,129 residents in Clayton who have access to courthouses in Elkader. 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 1,273 residents in Elkader, which is 1.4 square miles and 732ft above sea level.