WELCOME TO CLAY COUNTY
ARKANSAS GENEALOGY TRAILS
Clay County is located in the Northeastern-most section of the state-next to the Missouri Bootheel. It was formed on March 24, 1873 from parts of Randolph and Greene Counties. It was named for Senator James M. Clayton. The county seat was moved several times and finally officials decided on two county seats since flooding on the Black and Cache Rivers often made passage impossible from one side of the county to the other. The two county seats are Corning and Piggott. The 2000 population of the county was 17,609.
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