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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

“clay county” nc – Google News

Unseen Toll: Wages of Millions Seized to Pay Past Debts – ProPublica

Unseen Toll: Wages of Millions Seized to Pay Past Debts
ProPublica
Four states — Texas, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and South Carolina — largely prohibit wage garnishment stemming from consumer debt. Most states, however, allow creditors to seize a quarter of a debtor's wages — the … In Clay County, Missouri

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Fracking brings few jobs, major destruction, mountain residents tell NC energy … – Carolina Public Press


Carolina Public Press
Fracking brings few jobs, major destruction, mountain residents tell NC energy
Carolina Public Press
The mayor of Hayesville, which passed a resolution opposing gas exploration in Hayesville and Clay County, he, like others, called for increasing the distances between gas wells and wastewater areas and potable water sources and occupied buildings.

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App Voices Among Fracking Opponents To Represent at Sept. 12 Rally, Press … – High Country Press

App Voices Among Fracking Opponents To Represent at Sept. 12 Rally, Press
High Country Press
Mayor Harry Baughn of Hayesville, whose town passed a resolution opposing gas exploration in Hayesville and Clay County, will speak about the need for stronger rules to govern the fracking industry, and the need for local governments to protect their

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Clay County Seeing an Economic Boom as Businesses Move In – KFDX


KFDX
Clay County Seeing an Economic Boom as Businesses Move In
KFDX
The North Carolina based company will build a new brick plant in Clay County and will create up to 45 new jobs. Langford says, "We've done everything to try to be accommodating to get them here and things have worked out really good." He says it lets




Patrick Gannon: Officially weird and wacky – Durham News

Patrick Gannon: Officially weird and wacky
Durham News
It is illegal to sell raw milk for human consumption in North Carolina. 7) House Bill 812: Requires any drivers … 12) House Bill 1131: Exempts Clay County from state wildlife laws related to opossums between Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 to allow for the

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Governor appoints local members to state’s aviation development task force – Port City Daily


Port City Daily
Governor appoints local members to state's aviation development task force
Port City Daily
Larry Ford (Clay County) – Ford is an attorney whose practice concentrates on estate and Medicaid planning and related legal matters on behalf of clients and charitable organizations throughout Western North Carolina. He currently serves as chairman

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