| Clay County, West Virginia
Location in the state of West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
| County Seat
United States West Virginia Clay County
207 Main Street
Clay, WV 25043
- County Clerk has Birth Death Marriage records from 1858
The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852).
1858--Clay County was created 29 March 1858 from Braxton and Nicholas Counties.
County seat: Clay 
See an interactive map of Clay County boundary changes.
Places / Localities
For tips on accessing Clay County, West Virginia Genealogy census records online, see: West Virginia Census.
Join us in indexing the 1940 Census
[[Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia| ]]
West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991
Clay county, West Virginia Will Books 1865 - 1968
West Virginia Will Books
West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ "Henry Clay," Wikipedia.
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