Clinton is a city in Big Stone County, Minnesota, United States. The city was named for New York Governor DeWitt Clinton. The population was 449 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), of which, 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (7.69%) is water. Clinton is the home to the Big Stone County Fair and Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Elem. School.
As of the census of 2000, there were 453 people, 195 households, and 118 families residing in the city. The population density was 471.0 people per square mile (182.2/km²). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 239.1 per square mile (92.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.79% White, 1.10% Native American, 0.88% Asian, and 0.22% from two or more races.