Clay County, West Virginia

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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Clay_County,_West_Virginia|Clay County]]''
  
 
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West Virginia, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]
 
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Revision as of 03:45, 9 March 2012

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
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.