Missouri Clay County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Clay County, Missouri. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Missouri Clay County.

1. Branch Library ANTIOCH BRANCH
Street Address: 6060 North Chestnut, Gladstone, MO 64119
Phone Number: (816) 454-1306 Clay N/A N/A

2. Branch Library CLAYCOMO BRANCH
Street Address: 309 N.E. 69 Highway, Claycomo, MO 64119
Phone Number: (816) 455-5030 Clay N/A N/A

Street Address: 1460 Kearney Road, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
Phone Number: (816) 630-6721 Clay N/A N/A

4. Branch Library KEARNY BRANCH
Street Address: 100 South Platte-clay Way, Kearney, MO 64060
Phone Number: (816) 628-5055 Clay N/A N/A

5. Branch Library LIBERTY BRANCH
Street Address: 1000 Kent Street, Liberty, MO 64068
Phone Number: (816) 781-9240 Clay N/A N/A

Street Address: 2251 Howell ST., North Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone Number: (816) 221-3360 Clay 187,086 N/A

Street Address: 2251 Howell ST., North Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone Number: (816) 221-3360 Clay N/A N/A

8. Branch Library NORTH OAK BRANCH
Street Address: 8700 North Oak Street Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64155
Phone Number: (816) 436-4385 Clay N/A N/A

Street Address: 205 Richardson Street, Smithville, MO 64089
Phone Number: (816) 532-0116 Clay N/A N/A

Overview of Clay County, Missouri

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 184,006. Its name is in honor of Henry Clay, member of the U.S. Senator from Kentucky and Secretary of State in the 19th century. Its county seat is Liberty.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,059 km² (409 mi²). 1,027 km² (396 mi²) of it is land and 32 km² (13 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.06% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Clinton County (north)
  • Ray County (east)
  • Jackson County (south)
  • Wyandotte County, Kansas (southwest)
  • Platte County (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 184,006 people, 72,558 households, and 50,137 families residing in the county. The population density is 179/km² (464/mi²). There are 76,230 housing units at an average density of 74/km² (192/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.46% White, 2.66% Black or African American, 0.48% Native American, 1.35% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 1.18% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. 3.58% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 72,558 households out of which 33.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% are married couples living together, 10.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% are non-families. 25.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the county the population is spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 32.30% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 94.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $48,347, and the median income for a family is $56,772. Males have a median income of $40,148 versus $27,681 for females. The per capita income for the county is $23,144. 5.50% of the population and 3.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.40% of those under the age of 18 and 5.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Clay County, Missouri has the following cities and towns:

  • Avondale
  • Birmingham
  • Claycomo
  • Excelsior Estates
  • Excelsior Springs
  • Gladstone
  • Glenaire
  • Holt
  • Kansas City
  • Kearney
  • Lawson
  • Liberty
  • Missouri City
  • Mosby
  • North Kansas City
  • Oaks
  • Oakview
  • Oakwood
  • Oakwood Park
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Prathersville
  • Randolph
  • Smithville
  • Sugar Creek

Map of Clay County Missouri