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Established: March 24, 1873
County seats: Corning, Piggott
Parent counties: Greene, Randolph
Population: 16,083 (2010 Census)
Area: 639.47 square miles (2010 Census)
European settlement in the Clay County area began in the early 1800s with Pierre LeMieux, a Frenchman who settled east of the Black River. His settlement, Petit Baril, was called Peach Orchard by Americans and was near the present-day town of Peach Orchard.
[Excerpt from Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture]
Towns and Other Populated Places
Corning * Greenway * Knobel * McDougal * Peach Orchard * Piggott * Pollard * Rector * St. Francis *
Datto * Nimmons * Success *
Bennett-Lemmons * Bradshaw-Haywood * Brown-Carpenter * Cache-Wilson * Chalk Bluff-Liddell * Clark * Cleveland-North Kilgore *
East Oak Bluff-Blue Cane * Gleghorn-South Kilgore * Johnson * Knob * Nelson * North St. Francis * Payne-Swain *
Pollard * South St. Francis * West Oak Bluff
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