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Clay County was named in honor of Henry Clay, famous American statesman,
member of the United States Senate from Kentucky and United States Secretary of State in the 19th century.

Its county seat is the town of Clay.

Unincorporated Towns and Communities 

 Adonijah * Bentree * Bickmore * Big Otter * Booger Hole * Clay Junction * Dille * Duck * Dundon * Floe * Fola *
Glen * Hartland * Independence * Indore * Ivydale * Little Italy * Lizemores * Maysel * Mountain Home * O'Brion *
Porter * Procious * Swandale * Valley Fork * Varneytown * Two Run * Wallback * Whetstone * Widen *

Clay County Online Data

Birth Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Nov 2013: 1883 pensioners
Apr 2013: WW1 and WW2 Casualties
Aug 2012: Mrs. Mary Effie Gray Sampson Obituary
Jun 2012: Pensions Granted



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Nicholas County (southeast)

Braxton County (northeast)

Calhoun County (north)

Roane County (northwest)

Kanawha County (west)

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