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Clay County, Nebraska


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Statistics & Facts

The Nebraska state capital is Lincoln.
The population of Sutton is approximately 1,400 (2000), 1502 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 610 (1990), 612 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sutton is 2.461 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sutton to Washington DC is 1150 miles.
The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 63 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sutton is positioned 40.60 degrees north of the equator and 97.85 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in south-central Nebraska, 30 miles east of Hastings, 55 miles south and East of Grand Island and 60 miles north of the Nebraska-Kansas border.

Here is a map page for Sutton
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Clay county and Sutton.

The first settler of this area was Luther French who moved in on 5 June 1870 after having seen the area in March of the same year. By August 10, 1871, he had a town laid out with around 600 lots. He named it Sutton from a town in Massachusetts with the same name. A Mr. Maltby gave him the idea to use the name of Sutton.

Sutton was made the county seat on 14 October 1871. It remained the seat only until 7 November 1871.
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Sutton Aquatic Facility
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Sutton City Government

City of Sutton

Sutton has a Mayor/Council form of government. The Mayor has a four year term. The council members serve staggered four year terms from two wards.

City Offices
122 S. Saunders Avenue
Sutton, Nebraska

Sutton Schools

Sutton Public Schools Sutton


The population of Sutton was:
1990 - 1,353
2000 - 1,400

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