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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

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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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Search warrant issued over prescribing prescription medications in Clay County, NC – WTVC

Search warrant issued over prescribing prescription medications in Clay County, NC
WTVC
Clay County, NC — Clay County Sheriff Davis says an ongoing investigation has led law enforcement to Hayesville Family Practice in Clay County, which is owned and operated by Union General Hospital in Union County Georgia. Sheriff Davis says on April …




Local medical practice searched – Clay County Progress


Clay County Progress
Local medical practice searched
Clay County Progress
Hayesville Family Practice in Clay County was the target of a search warrant executed last week by the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation and the DEA Drug Diversion Task Force. Clay County Sheriff Vic Davis said agents along with Clay and Cherokee …




Yellow Jackets beat Blue Ridge, lose to Rabun Gap – Clay County Progress


Clay County Progress
Yellow Jackets beat Blue Ridge, lose to Rabun Gap
Clay County Progress
The Hayesville Yellow Jacket varsity baseball team had to load up the bus and hit the road for both of their games last week. The first stop on the road trip was Blue Ridge, N.C. where the Jackets got the win over the Bobcats by a final of 8-2. Stop No.




Drug deaths rising in area – Clay County Progress

Drug deaths rising in area
Clay County Progress
Surprisingly, Clay County and the rest of western North Carolina counties have higher percentages of drug-related death rates than much of the state. The worst death ratio was 20 deaths per 100,000 people, which all seven western North Carolina




Speeders targeted in campaign – Clay County Progress


Clay County Progress
Speeders targeted in campaign
Clay County Progress
A yearly campaign, “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine,” under way by the N. C. Department of Transportation and the Governor's Highway Safety Program, has some motorists worried — especially those who think it's “safe” to go a few miles over the posted …

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Tournament benefits rec park – Clay County Progress


Clay County Progress
Tournament benefits rec park
Clay County Progress
rea pickleball players participated in the men's division of a fund-raising tournament hosted by Mountain Lakes Pickleball on Thursday, April 14 at the Clay County Recreation Park. Players from North Carolina and Georgia played in the round robin


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