Place:Clay, Illinois, United States

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Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. In 1950, the U.S. Census Bureau placed the mean center of U.S. population in Clay County. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 13,815, which is a decrease of 5.1% from 14,560 in 2000. Its county seat is Louisville.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1824 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1877 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 755
1840 3,228
1850 4,289
1860 9,336
1870 15,875
1880 16,192
1890 16,772
1900 19,553
1910 18,661
1920 17,684
1930 16,155
1940 18,947
1950 17,445
1960 15,815
1970 14,735
1980 15,283
1990 14,460

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External links

  • Outstanding guide to Clay County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.rootsweb.com/~ilclay/


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