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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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Deputies: Remains found in Clay County backyard – WJXT Jacksonville


WJXT Jacksonville
Deputies: Remains found in Clay County backyard
WJXT Jacksonville
“The individual that the out-of-state law enforcement agency has in custody has indicated that he's the one responsible for the illegal burial,” Clay County Sheriff Rick Beseler said. “We are trying to determine if the cause of death was natural or as
Human remains found in backyard of Clay County homeActionNewsJax.com
Body found in Green Cove Springs backyard in missing-person investigationFlorida Times-Union

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New Casino in Cherokee County, NC Will Bring Hundreds of Jobs to Area – WTVC


WTVC
New Casino in Cherokee County, NC Will Bring Hundreds of Jobs to Area
WTVC
The casino will be having a job fair Tuesday, June 23 at the Clay County Courthouse in Hayesville, NC. You can also apply online here.. View a slideshow of the New Casino in Cherokee County here on Facebook. New Casino in Cherokee County, NC Will …

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Betty Montgomery: Tips on summer bulbs to plant – Clay County Advocate


Clay County Advocate
Betty Montgomery: Tips on summer bulbs to plant
Clay County Advocate
Gardening with summer flowering bulbs can electrify the garden with spectacular colors. Even if you have an established garden, a few bulbs tucked in among perennials or shrubs can add an exotic touch. Some of these bulbs are tropical and will not

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PETA sues North Carolina over new ‘possum drop law – WTSP 10 News


WCNC
PETA sues North Carolina over new 'possum drop law
WTSP 10 News
The annual 'possum drop in Brasstown, a small community in Clay County, can draw hundreds of people. An opossum in a clear plastic box is lowered at midnight in a reference to the crystal ball drop in New York's Times Square. The state and PETA have …
PETA sues North Carolina over new 'possum drop' lawWCNC
Retention elections among 12 bills signed into NC lawWXII The Triad
Possum issue heads back to courtWRAL.com
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Human remains unearthed at Clay County home – First Coast News

Human remains unearthed at Clay County home
First Coast News
The Clay County Sheriff's Office started investigating after an outside agency contacted deputies with information that a former resident, identified as Janell Adams, had been buried in a backyard on Creekfront Drive, investigators said. Investigators

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Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics – July 6 – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Sunburn – The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics – July 6
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… the Board of Athletic Training; Catherine Chambers, Michael Davidson, Margaret Hutton, Tammy “Chereese” Stewart, and Paresh “Paz” Patel of the Clay County Development Authority; Celeste Dockery to the Board of Employee Leasing Companies; Anthony

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