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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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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]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 21:18, 6 January 2009

 United States  > Mississippi > Clay County

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).