Clay County, West Virginia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
*[[Image:Old Clay County, West Virginia Couthouse.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]Clay County
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207 Main Street
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'''Clay County'''<br>207 Main Street<br>Clay, WV 25043<br>304-354-3661 <br>
  
Clay, WV 25043
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*County Clerk has Birth Death Marriage records from 1858<ref name="Handybook" />
 
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*County Clerk has Birth Death Marriage records from 1858 and Death Records
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'''Hall of Fame '''Clay County, West Virginia
 
 
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Revision as of 01:14, 2 March 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Old Clay County, West Virginia Couthouse.JPG

Clay County
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]

Parent County

1858--Clay County was created 29 March 1858 from Braxton and Nicholas Counties.
County seat: Clay [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Clay County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

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

Naturalization

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991
 
Newspapers

Probate


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.

Societies and Libraries

Hall of Fame Clay County, West Virginia

"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "Henry Clay," Wikipedia.