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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

Meeting slated for 175 project – Clay County Progress

Meeting slated for 175 project
Clay County Progress
NCDOT proposes to improve NC 175 from the Georgia state line to US 64. These improvements will include widening the roadway from 10-foot to 11-foot travel lanes and adding shoulders to meet current design standards for a 50-mile per hour roadway.




So. Modified Race Preview: Caraway – Daily Clay County Advocate-Press


Daily Clay County Advocate-Press
So. Modified Race Preview: Caraway
Daily Clay County Advocate-Press
Myers will look to add to his resume Friday if he can win the Davis Roofing 150 ay Caraway Speedway in Sophia, North Carolina. If Myers wins he will become the fourth driver in the 11-year history of the tour to win three or more races in a row at Caraway.

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Clay County Through the Years: Churches of Staunton – Brazil Times


Brazil Times
Clay County Through the Years: Churches of Staunton
Brazil Times
1856 — The Christian Church here was organized in 1856 and is said to be the oldest active religious organization in Clay County. The property on which the … The present pastor is Henry F. Speight of Greenville, North Carolina. 1859 — The Staunton




Tifft to Undergo Surgery – Daily Clay County Advocate-Press


Daily Clay County Advocate-Press
Tifft to Undergo Surgery
Daily Clay County Advocate-Press
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – Joe Gibbs Racing announced Tuesday that XFINITY Series driver Matt Tifft will undergo surgery for removal of a low-grade glioma in the brain. The slow-growing tumor was found recently during treatment and evaluation for a disc …

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Georgia B. Knight – Clay County Free Press.com (subscription)

Georgia B. Knight
Clay County Free Press.com (subscription)
Survivors include her two daughters Fran “Jeanie” Cottrell of Heaters, WV, and Phyllis June “Raggs” Church of Lumberton, NC; grandchildren Pam Anderson-Smith (Morris) of GA, Troy Church of Fay, NC, Rhonda Keith (Troy) of North East, PA, Georgianne …




Center offers renewal for families living with serious illness – BlueRidgeNow.com


BlueRidgeNow.com
Center offers renewal for families living with serious illness
BlueRidgeNow.com
On the banks of Compass Creek in Clay County is a small retreat center just for families living with serious illness. The Still Place, co-directed by Pardee Hospital doctor Dawn Grinenko, offers facilitated vacations so families can let go of stress


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