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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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WNC fishing report – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
WNC fishing report
Asheville Citizen-Times
Trout fishing. Streams are clear and at normal flow. Forecast calls for sunny weather Friday and Saturday with temperatures in the mid- to high 40s. Rain and ice forecast for Sunday. Top-water: No. 18 Blue-Winged Olive (overcast days), No. 18-14 Winter …




Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley named adviser for HR firm – Birmingham Business Journal


Birmingham Business Journal
Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley named adviser for HR firm
Birmingham Business Journal
Riley, who is a Clay County native, will make his next scheduled stop in Birmingham for a speaking engagement in June at the annual conference of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants. Lyons HR was founded in 1995 and employs around …

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Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley to serve as senior adviser to Florence-based … – AL.com

Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley to serve as senior adviser to Florence-based
AL.com
The Clay County native is scheduled to speak in June at the annual conference of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants in Birmingham. Founded in 1995, Lyons HR has facilities in Huntsville, Birmingham, Decatur, Gadsden, Tuscaloosa




Possum Drop goes on for New Year’s Eve, without live animal – USA TODAY


WCNC
Possum Drop goes on for New Year's Eve, without live animal
USA TODAY
2 in Brasstown in Clay County, N.C.. But on Dec. 5, a Wake County judge granted PETA a preliminary injunction to block the local bill. Superior Court Judge Bryan Collins ruled that PETA was likely to win its lawsuit, so he granted their motion. Collins
Possum Drop Will Go On, Without a Live AnimalWall Street Journal
No live opossum at Brasstown Possum DropAsheville Citizen-Times
Possums once again absent from New Year's Eve eventWRAL.com
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PETA Sued to Stop a North Carolina Man from Dropping a Live Possum to … – VICE


VICE
PETA Sued to Stop a North Carolina Man from Dropping a Live Possum to
VICE
The activists sued a second time, and Clay County responding by making a new rule indicating that no law relating to the capture of animals would apply during the week of New Year's, Bernstein told me. She added that the amount of effort local
New Year's "Possum Drop" to Continue in N.C., But No Longer With Live AnimalThe Hollywood Gossip
Possum Drop In North Carolina Will Go On, But Modified To Appease PETA Headlines & Global News
New Year's Eve "Possum Drop" Won't Use Live Animal This Year, but "a Dead E! Online
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A possumless possum drop – Smoky Mountain News

A possumless possum drop
Smoky Mountain News
Just like they have for the last two decades, residents of Clay County and beyond gathered in Brasstown to ring in the New Year with the annual Possum Drop. But unlike the last two decades, they had to do so without the aid of a live possum. “We ended


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