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The county was formed in 1861 from the southeastern part of Cherokee County. It was named for Henry Clay, famous American statesman, member of the United States Senate from Kentucky and United States Secretary of State in the 19th century. Source Wikipedia

Clay County NCGenweb

Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 2122
Asheville, NC 28802
(covers Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Swain, and Transylvania Counties)

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Clay County Courthouse
PO Box 118
County Courthouse
Hayesville, NC 28904

Census

See Cherokee County for census records prior to 1861.

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Clay County

Marriages

Clay County Marriages 1870-1877

Cemeteries

USGS listing of Cemeteries in Clay County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

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Clay County, NC at Genforum

Cities and towns of Clay County:

Brasstown
Hayesville (County Seat)
Warne

News related to Clay County, NC

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Holmes, Wike to read at John Campbell Folk School – Clay County Progress

Holmes, Wike to read at John Campbell Folk School
Clay County Progress
Author Eva Nell Mull Wike, Ph.D. was born in Clay County, N.C., the seventh child born to Joseph David Mull and Martha Jane Wimpey Mull. As an educator, she taught physics and mathematics and trained student teachers at Vanderbilt University as well as …




North Dakota, Minnesota have lowest ‘food insecurity’ rates in nation – Pioneer Press


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North Dakota, Minnesota have lowest 'food insecurity' rates in nation
Pioneer Press
The worst levels of food insecurity were in Mississippi (22.3 percent), Arkansas (19.4 percent), Georgia (18.9 percent), and Alabama, New Mexico and North Carolina (18.6 percent), Feeding America reported. The effects of the Great Recession are still
ND has lowest 'food insecurity' rate in nation; Minnesota secondWDAZ

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Mountain Fling to play Folk School – Clay County Progress

Mountain Fling to play Folk School
Clay County Progress
Guest writer. Mountain Fling will perform old time, mountain music in concert at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, N.C. at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 18. The concert, which will be held in Keith House Community Room, is free and open to the




North Carolina Baroque Orchestra concert Sunday – Clay County Progress

North Carolina Baroque Orchestra concert Sunday
Clay County Progress
On Sunday, March 30, the Brasstown Concert Association will bring local audiences one of the most exciting and distinctive ensembles playing in the southeast, when musicians of the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra perform in Brasstown. Composed of …




Moody Named ‘Outstanding Young Journalist’ in Weekly Division – The Clay County News

Moody Named 'Outstanding Young Journalist' in Weekly Division
The Clay County News
Clay County News' Kris Moody was honored with the 2013 Outstanding Young Nebraska Journalist award during ceremonies Friday at the 140th Annual Nebraska Press Association Convention, held at the Midtown Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Grand Island

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Icy Roads Cause Multiple Crashes – KNUJ

Icy Roads Cause Multiple Crashes
KNUJ
… school bus broadsided a semi-truck on Highway 212 east of Renville at around 6 o'clock Wednesday as well, and a 42-year-old North Carolina man was hospitalized in Le Sueur after losing control of his semi-truck on Highway 169 at just before 1am


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