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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

Report: NC teacher turnover rate down slightly – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Report: NC teacher turnover rate down slightly
WRAL.com
The report shows the highest turnover rate in rural counties and among STEM and special education teachers. Turnover rates ranged from a high of 34 percent of teachers in Washington County to a low of 6 percent in Clay County Schools. The State Board
Teacher turnover rate declines, but thousands still leavingThe Progressive Pulse

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NC Teacher Turnover Rate Slightly Down, But More Leave Because Dissatisfied – WUNC


WUNC
NC Teacher Turnover Rate Slightly Down, But More Leave Because Dissatisfied
WUNC
Slightly fewer teachers left North Carolina last year than the year before, but more left because they were dissatisfied with teaching or wanted to teach in another state, according to a state Department of Public Instruction draft report. Of the 96

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New Brick Plant in Clay County Breaks Ground Ahead of Schedule – KFDX


KFDX
New Brick Plant in Clay County Breaks Ground Ahead of Schedule
KFDX
Dirt is flying and construction is in full force in Clay County where the future home of Triangle Brick Company is being built. The North Carolina based company broke ground a month ahead of schedule. Rick Langford, Economic Development Director for




Stokes teacher turnover rate one of the best in state – The Stokes News

Stokes teacher turnover rate one of the best in state
The Stokes News
Local district turnover rates ranged from a high of 34.3 percent in Washington County to a low of 6 percent in Clay County. When asked about teachers remaining in or coming to North Carolina public school classrooms, State Superintendent June Atkinson …

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County has second highest increase in poverty levels – Montgomery Herald

County has second highest increase in poverty levels
Montgomery Herald
A recent article in the Charlotte Observer shed light on the increase in poverty levels across North Carolina from 2000 to 2010. The article was specifically … Clay County was ranked number one with an 11.17 percentage increase. According to the 2013




Feds might reclaim Region A revolving loan funds – The Sylva Herald

Feds might reclaim Region A revolving loan funds
The Sylva Herald
This year, loans went to Bearwaters Brewing Co. in Haywood County, $125,000 for a 16-barrel brew system, and Ridgefield Farm in Clay County, $150,000 to buy feeder cattle. Another loan is pending. Sunburst Trout Farms in Haywood County is set to …


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