Welcome to Clay County, Nebraska





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 also looking for hosts.  

View our Volunteer Information Page and contact Kim


Adjacent Counties

Fillmore, Thayer, Nuckolls, Webster, Adams,

Hall, Hamilton and York.




Cities and Villages

Clay, Center, Deweese, Edgar, Fairfield, Glenvil,

Harvard, Ong, Saronville, Sutton and Trumbull






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 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

Crimes and Murders   


Please report any problems or broken links, thanks


 We regret that we are unable to perform personal research.



All data donations are greatly appreciated! 


    If you have any family data such as obits, births, marriages, etc.
    pertaining to Clay County and would like to have it posted  to this site, please contact


    There are state and county sites that are up for adoption. If you
    would like to become a volunteer host for any of the sites available, contact




Last updated  -  May 30, 2017







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

and contributed by:  Frances Cooley 


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