Clay County, Mississippi Genealogy

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'''1871'''--Clay County was created 12 May 1871&nbsp;from Chickasaw, Lowndes, Monroe and Oktibbeha Counties. It was named Colfax County until 1876. '''County seat:&nbsp;&nbsp;'''West Point <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1871'''--Clay County was created 12 May 1871&nbsp;from [[Chickasaw_County,_Mississippi|Chickasaw]], [[Lowndes_County,_Mississippi|Lowndes]], [[Monroe_County,_Mississippi|Monroe]] and [[Oktibbeha_County,_Mississippi|Oktibbeha]] Counties. It was named Colfax County until 1876. '''County seat:&nbsp;&nbsp;'''West Point <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*[[Chickasaw_County,_Mississippi|Chickasaw]]
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*[[Lowndes_County,_Mississippi|Lowndes]]
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*[[Monroe_County,_Mississippi|Monroe]]
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*[[Oktibbeha_County,_Mississippi|Oktibbeha]]
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*[[Webster_County,_Mississippi|Webster]]
  
 
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Revision as of 17:37, 16 December 2008

 United States  > Mississippi > Clay County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1871--Clay County was created 12 May 1871 from Chickasaw, Lowndes, Monroe and Oktibbeha Counties. It was named Colfax County until 1876. County seat:  West Point [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).