Genealogy Trails History Group

Clay County, Arkansas
Genealogy and History
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Clay County

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]

Cities, 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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Clay County Data

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Church Histories / Records

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Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Aug 2014: Obits for THOMAS, CROWELL



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Surrounding Counties
 Butler County, Missouri (north)
 Dunklin County, Missouri (east)
 Greene County (south)
Randolph County (west)
Ripley County, Missouri (northwest) 

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