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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

“clay county” nc – Google News

Update: Main roads ‘excellent, back roads ‘trouble’ – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Update: Main roads 'excellent, back roads 'trouble'
Asheville Citizen-Times
Clay County. U.S./N.C. routes, clear; secondary roads, partially covered with snow and ice. Graham County. U.S./N.C. routes, partially covered with snow and ice; secondary roads, covered with snow and ice. Haywood County. Interstates, partially covered …

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Museum offering Cherokee Trail Guide training – Cherokee One Feather

Museum offering Cherokee Trail Guide training
Cherokee One Feather
The Cherokee Heritage Trails project began in 2001 as a partnership among the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, North Carolina Arts Council, Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and agencies in Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia. The

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Update: Sun, rising temperatures help clear roads – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Update: Sun, rising temperatures help clear roads
Asheville Citizen-Times
U.S./N.C. routes, clear with possible icy spots; secondary roads, clear with possible icy spots. Clay County. U.S./N.C. routes, clear; secondary roads, clear. Graham County. U.S./N.C. routes, clear; secondary roads, clear. Haywood County. Interstates




Quick Flicks: ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ ’50 Shades of Grey’ – Clay County Advocate

Quick Flicks: 'Jupiter Ascending,' '50 Shades of Grey'
Clay County Advocate
IN THEATERS. The critics may have blasted “Jupiter Ascending” — starring Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis and Eddie Redmayne — but I have to admit that I thoroughly enjoyed it. It had a unique story, and it was very imaginative, exciting and action-packed.




Augen named to Stevenson University’s Dean’s List – Clay Today Online

Augen named to Stevenson University's Dean's List
Clay Today Online
WINSTON SALEM, N.C. –Wake Forest University has named a Clay County resident to its Fall 2014 Dean's List. Erin Patterson of Fleming Island was among students who achieved at least a 3.4 grade point average during the term and did not have a grade …

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FWC Division of Law Enforcement weekly report – Santa Rosa Press Gazette


Santa Rosa Press Gazette
FWC Division of Law Enforcement weekly report
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
CLAY COUNTY. Officer Larosa responded to a call in reference to a juvenile who had shot a pileated woodpecker with an air-powered rifle. While talking with the complainant, Officer Larosa was informed that the father of the juvenile had shot a doe deer


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