Clay County, West Virginia

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Clay County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Clay County
Location in the state of West Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1858
County Seat Clay
Courthouse

United States  Gotoarrow.png West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png Clay County

Contents

County Courthouse

Old Clay County, West Virginia Couthouse.JPG

Clay County Courthouse
207 Main Street
Clay, WV 25043
304-354-3661

County Clerk has Birth Death Marriage records from 1858[1]

History

Henry Clay.JPG

The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852).[2]

Clay County History

Clay County, West Virginia enotes

Parent County

1858--Clay County was created 29 March 1858 from Braxton and Nicholas Counties.
County seat: Clay [3]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Clay County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Clay County Town Histories

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Clay County Tombstone Transcription Project
Find A Grave Clay County, West Virginia
Clay County Cemetery Listings
Funeral Homes in Clay County, West Virginia

Census

For tips on accessing Clay County, West Virginia census records online, see: West Virginia Census.

 

Church

Clay County Churches

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

[[Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia| ]]

Clay County, West Virginia Map

Clay Country TrailsRus

Clay County, West Virginia

Military

West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865

World War I Clay County

Clay County Soldiers Killed in Action

Naturalization

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Probate

Clay county, West Virginia Will Books 1865 - 1968
West Virginia Will Books

Taxation

Vital Records

West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online

Clay County, West Virginia Marriages

Societies and Libraries

Clay County, West Virginia Historical Society

Clay County Public Library


Family History Centers

Web Sites

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References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clay County, West Virginia. Page 743 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Henry Clay," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).