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Clay County Is Up For Adoption!

Map of Clay  County

Clay was established on February 12, 1825, it's county seat is Brazil. It was named for U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay.

This county is available for adoption. If you are interested in adopting the county or if you have data you would like to submit for this site, please contact me by clicking on the link "Contact Me" in the top menu above []. Becoming a county administrator is very rewarding.

There are many kinds of data you can submit, both large amounts and small. Any thing from a complete database to just a family group sheet of your own family. Bibles, bios, cemetery, church records census, land, military, newspaper snippets, obits, school materials, or vital records are welcome. There are many other types of records that I probably am missing right now, but all would be a much appreciated addition to this county.

Neighboring counties are: Parke County, Putnam County, Owen County, Greene County, Sullivan County and Vigo County.

Cities, towns and small unicorporated areas: Art, Ashboro, Asherville, Bee Ridge, Benwood, Billtown, Billville, Brazil, Bowling Green, Carbon, Cardonia, Center Point, Clay City, Cloverland, Coalmont, Cory, Harmony, Hoosierville, Howesville, Knightsville, Perth, Poland, Pontiac, Saline City, Staunton, Stearleyville, Turner and Twin Beach.

Extinct places are: Calcutta, Donaldsonville, Prairie City, Prattsville, Mechanicsburg and Wickville.

Clay County has 11 Townships: Brazil, Cass, Dick Johnson, Harrison, Jackson, Lewis, Perry, Posey, Sugar Ridge, Van Buren and Washington.

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