Clay County, West Virginia Records
Clay County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on March 29, 1858. It was created from portions of Braxton County and Nicholas County. The county was named in honor of Senator Henry Clay (1777-1852), U.S. Senator (KY) and U.S. Speaker of the House.
Clay County is bordered by Calhoun County (north), Braxton County (northeast), Nicholas County (southeast), Kanawha County (west), Roane County (northwest). A Map of Clay County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Clay County Cities and Towns include Bentree, Bickmore, Big Otter, Bomont, Clay, Dille, Duck, Fola, Glen, Harrison, Indore, Ivydale, Lizemores, Maysel, Nebo, Ovapa, Pigeon, Procious, Valley Fork, Wallback, Widen
Clay County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Clay County, WV Courthouse
The Clay County Courthouse is located in Clay, West Virginia. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Clay county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk. Until 1863 West Virginia was part of Virginia, See Virginia State Records for Info and links for years prior to 1863.
- Clay County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1858, Marriage Records from 1858, Land Records from 1858 and Probate Records from 1858.
- Clay County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1858.
Clay County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Clay County, West Virginia Vital Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from January 1917 to present
- Marriage Records: from 1921 to present.
- Divorce Records: from 1968 to present
- Locations: West Virginia Office of Vital Statistics
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Vital Registration, Division of Health, 350 Capitol St, Rm 165, Charleston, WV 25301-3701; (304) 558-2931; Info: (304) 558-2931
Clay County, West Virginia Resources
- Clay County Landmarks Commission and Historical Society
- Clay County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Clay County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Clay County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Clay County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Clay Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Clay County Encyclopedia
- Clay County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Clay Co. WVGenweb
- Clay County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Stockton centennial address
- Clay County, West Virginia Military Records