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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

Clay County, NC Query Forum

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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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The Armed Citizen® Safe From Carjackers – America’s 1st Freedom (press release) (blog)


America’s 1st Freedom (press release) (blog)
The Armed Citizen® Safe From Carjackers
America’s 1st Freedom (press release) (blog)
Witnesses say a man with a handgun thwarted a carjacking in Clay County, Ind. The 31-year-old suspect tried to enter and steal three occupied vehicles in a commercial area near Terre Haute. In the first case, the driver locked her passenger door before




‘Possum drop bill progresses in NC Senate – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
'Possum drop bill progresses in NC Senate
Asheville Citizen-Times
Roger West, R-Cherokee, would exempt all opossums in North Carolina from state wildlife laws and rules for five days a year: Dec. 29 to the following Jan. 2. A lawsuit had blocked use of a live opossum at the celebration in Clay County in which an
Annual opossum bill advances in NC legislatureNews & Observer (blog)

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Andrea Honaker: Getting to know rhubarb – Daily Clay County Advocate-Press


Daily Clay County Advocate-Press
Andrea Honaker: Getting to know rhubarb
Daily Clay County Advocate-Press
At any given farmers market or grocery store, customers will likely find produce they've never tried before. If rhubarb is one of your mystery plants, now is the perfect time to get adventurous and try it. Here are some facts and recipes that will turn




CJ Acres, near Keystone Heights, a haven for farm animals – Florida Times-Union


Florida Times-Union
CJ Acres, near Keystone Heights, a haven for farm animals
Florida Times-Union
Sackett founded CJ Acres Animal Rescue Farm in 1997 while living on his first farm in Raleigh, N.C. He wanted more room so he could rescue large farm animals, so he relocated the sanctuary to Clay County in 2003 and named it after his beloved pet Shar …




Will it be open season on opossums in North Carolina? – Charlotte Observer


Charlotte Observer
Will it be open season on opossums in North Carolina?
Charlotte Observer
The Senate was debating a bill last week to suspend the state's wildlife laws from protecting opossums from Dec. 29 to Jan. 2 to accommodate the annual New Year's Eve Possum Drop in the Clay County town of Brasstown. The bill is opposed by People for …




Tammy Kelly: Rethink the radish – Clay County Advocate

Tammy Kelly: Rethink the radish
Clay County Advocate
Radishes: Most of us either love 'em or hate 'em! If you are convinced you do not fall in the “love 'em” camp, maybe you should “rethink the radish.” Known for being one of spring's first and finest treats, radishes are peppery in taste and vibrant in

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