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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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Cherokee Heritage Festival brings dancers, artisans and music to Clay County – Mountain Xpress (blog)


Mountain Xpress (blog)
Cherokee Heritage Festival brings dancers, artisans and music to Clay County
Mountain Xpress (blog)
Located next to the Clay County Historical Arts Museum, the Cherokee Homestead Exhibit is a replica of a 17th century homestead complete with winter house, summer house, corn crib, multi-use shelter and mound gardens, and will be the site of the




Pamela Kay Holcomb – Clay County Free Press.com (subscription)

Pamela Kay Holcomb
Clay County Free Press.com (subscription)
Pamela is survived by her son, Curtis (Sarah) Holcomb of Cameron, N.C.; daughter, Rebecca (Patrick) Johnson of Clendenin; sister, Polly Samples of Ivydale, Brenda Stewart of Uniontown, Oh., Peggy Hanshaw of Birch River, Allie Stewart of Clay, Lisa Fore




WNC feeling relief from drought – Spruce Pine Mitchell News


Spruce Pine Mitchell News
WNC feeling relief from drought
Spruce Pine Mitchell News
In western North Carolina, conditions ranged from abnormally dry in Madison and Buncombe counties to severe drought in Cherokee County and western Clay County. Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Transylvania counties each had areas of …




Governor fills Northwest regents vacancies | News | Maryville Daily … – Maryville Daily Forum


Maryville Daily Forum
Governor fills Northwest regents vacancies | News | Maryville Daily …
Maryville Daily Forum
The long understrength Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents could soon be operating with a full compliment of eight members following an …

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The Preservation Of Mountain Heritage – WCQS


WCQS
The Preservation Of Mountain Heritage
WCQS
That same year, it awarded a total of 22 grants totaling $170,000 to initiatives across the region—such as the Clay County Historical and Arts Council in downtown Hayesville. Since 1974, the council has run the county's local museum out of its old




Nixon makes appointments to Northwest Regents – Nodaway News Leader

Nixon makes appointments to Northwest Regents
Nodaway News Leader
Genochio was an adjunct associate professor for the graduate MFA programs at the University of Alabama and the University of North Carolina. His term ends January 1, 2017. A 1997 graduate of Northwest, Kitzi is a partner at the … She is a past


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