is a city in Chilton County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 7,800. The city is the county seat of Chilton County.
Clanton is located at 32°50'23.316" North, 86°37'41.477" West (32.839810, -86.628188).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 20.4 square miles (52.7 km²), of which, 20.3 square miles (52.6 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.15%) is water.