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Clay County Alabama

Clay County was established on December 7, 1866, created on 26 December 1866 from land taken from Randolph  and Talladega Counties.  Named after the statesman Henry Clay, the county seat was named after his estate called Ashland in Lexington, Kentucky.
Photo By Hillabee (Own work), 2007, via Wikimedia Commons 


Ashland * Lineville * Delta * Hollins * Millerville * Corinth * Cragford * Springhill  *
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Website Updates:
Dec 2017: Sick List News: COCKRELL, INGRAM; Death News: PRESTON; Visiting News: MATTHEWS
Jul 2017: Marriage News: NOE, SPEER; Calamity News: BRITT
Apr 2017: County: 1923 County Officers
Nov 2016: Website redecorated and now all pages are mobile friendly
Oct 2016: Misc: 20 Businessmen of Clay County in 1908
Jul 2016: Death Records: 1908 Deaths

Apr 2016: County Records: 1907 County Officers
Jan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers


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Surrounding Counties     

Cleburne County - north

Randolph County - east

Tallapoosa County - south

Coosa County - southwest

Talladega County - west 



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