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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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'''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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Revision as of 00:31, 10 May 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).