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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

Tammy Kelly: The South’s favorite side dish — slaw – Clay County Advocate


Clay County Advocate
Tammy Kelly: The South's favorite side dish — slaw
Clay County Advocate
It's about time for barbecue season, and no respectable barbecue meal is complete without the slaw. Certainly, we all have our favorite southern coleslaw recipe, and my mom's is definitely my favorite. But believe it or not, they're many versions of

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Authorities identify man killed in crash involving tractor-trailer, pickup … – Florida Times-Union

Authorities identify man killed in crash involving tractor-trailer, pickup
Florida Times-Union
A 53-year-old man died Thursday afternoon when a tractor-trailer rear-ended a pickup truck in Clay County on U.S. 301, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. James Magee of Hinesville, Ga. was a passenger in a Dodge Ram 3500 that was stopped at a …

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Bill exempts NC opossum rules statewide at New Year’s – WNCN


WNCN
Bill exempts NC opossum rules statewide at New Year's
WNCN
PETA has filed legal complaints to block a similar exemption approved last year by the General Assembly for Clay County only. The bill passed 94-18 before going to the Senate. It's a statewide bill, so any final measure would go to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk.

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FHP investigating fatal crash in Clay County Thursday afternoon – Florida Times-Union

FHP investigating fatal crash in Clay County Thursday afternoon
Florida Times-Union
Charles Stephen Jones, of Pleasant Garden, N.C., was a passenger in a Dodge Ram 3500 that was stopped at a traffic signal in the southbound lanes of U.S. 301 at County Road 218 when the tractor-trailer collided with it for unknown reasons at about 12




April 17, 3015 NC Legislative Update – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

April 17, 3015 NC Legislative Update
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
In 2014, a bill was filed to carve out Clay County from NC wildlife laws regarding opossums at year's end, which many argue is unconstitutional. This year's attempt is HB 574 which exempts opossums statewide from protections pertaining to capture and …




April 17, 2015 North Carolina Legislative Update – The National Law Review

April 17, 2015 North Carolina Legislative Update
The National Law Review
In 2014, a bill was filed to carve out Clay County from NC wildlife laws regarding opossums at year's end, which many argue is unconstitutional. This year's attempt is HB 574which exempts opossums statewide from protections pertaining to capture and …
After opossums, where does the cruelty end?Jacksonville Daily News

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