Welcome to Clay County


The county seat for Clay county is Clay Center.  


The county was named after Henry Clay, a famous American statesman,

member of the United States Senate from Kentucky and United States

Secretary of State in the 19th century.




This county website is available for adoption.



If you can make a basic webpage and have a desire to

transcribe data for this county, we're looking for hosts.  

View our Volunteer Information Page and contact Kim




Adjacent Counties

Fillmore - East


Thayer - Southeast


Nuckolls - South


Webster - Southwest


Adams - West


Hall - Northwest


Hamilton - North


York - Northeast


Cities and Villages

Clay Center











Data Online


County Data   

Vital Records


News Tidbits    

Stone Family

Anders D. Peterson Family  

Bryant Family

Griess Family   


 John Henry Richert Family   

Phillips Family

 Cemetery List   







City Photographs

The Clergy and Churches

City Council

Town Residences

Town Businesses

High School and Faculty

The Auto

 City of Sutton   


WW II Honor List  

Clay County in the World War   


1860 U.S. Federal Census    

 1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes  

1883 List of Pensioners   

News Articles   





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Last updated - November 30, 2014






All material posted to this site, unless otherwise credited, has been transcribed

and contributed by:  Frances Cooley 



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