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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

Triangle Brick Company Clay County plant humming – Times Record News


Times Record News
Triangle Brick Company Clay County plant humming
Times Record News
TORIN HALSEY/TIMES RECORD NEWS Rick Langford, economic development director for the Henrietta Growth Corp., helps conduct a tour of the Triangle Brick plant in Clay County Thursday morning. The North Carolina-based brick manufacturer …




North Carolina man charged with murder after shooting, high-speed chase into Tennessee – Chattanooga Times Free Press


Chattanooga Times Free Press
North Carolina man charged with murder after shooting, high-speed chase into Tennessee
Chattanooga Times Free Press
This story was updated at 12:22 p.m. May 11, 2016. A previous version of this story had the suspect from Cherokee County, N.C., but he is from Clay County, N.C. This story was also updated at 11:21 p.m. with additional information.

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Curbside voting begins May 26 – Clay County Progress

Curbside voting begins May 26
Clay County Progress
Unaffiliated voters and registered Democrats may cast ballots in the Congressional election but all voters may choose among four candidates for N.C. Supreme Court Associate Justice. The court candidates are Michael R. (Mike) Morgan, Daniel Robertson, …




Urbaniuk claims state title, HHS finds success – Clay County Progress


Clay County Progress
Urbaniuk claims state title, HHS finds success
Clay County Progress
e impressive Hayesville High School track and field season came to a close on Friday, May 20 with the state championship meet held in Greensboro, N.C. Hayesville's Adam Urbaniuk entered the meet as a favorite to win in the long distance running events …

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Drugs ravage Clay County – Clay County Progress


Clay County Progress
Drugs ravage Clay County
Clay County Progress
Clay County and western North Carolina are not immune from the drug crisis ravaging our nation; however, the problem is certainly not exclusive to the area either. Clay County Sheriff Vic Davis explained, “Unfortunately, drug problems are everywhere

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Clay superintendent opposes feds’ directive on transgender… – WJXT Jacksonville


WJXT Jacksonville
Clay superintendent opposes feds' directive on transgender…
WJXT Jacksonville
"In Clay County Schools, biologically male and female students will be required to use their respective bathrooms, locker rooms, and other facilities made available for personal matters. "This directive from the Obama administration does not carry the

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