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Revision as of 20:47, 18 September 2011




Clay County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Clay County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1861
County Seat Hayesville
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Clay County

County Courthouse

History

Henry Clay.JPG

The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852).[1]

Parent County

1861--Clay County was created 20 February 1861 from Cherokee County.
County seat: Hayesville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1870--Fire (not courthouse) destroyed all records of the county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

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