Place:Clay, Mississippi, United States

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Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,634. Its name is in honor of American statesman Henry Clay, member of the United States Senate from Kentucky and United States Secretary of State in the 19th century. Its county seat is West Point.

The federal government formerly designated Clay County as the West Point Micropolitan Statistical Area, but the county lost that status in 2013.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1871 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1872 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1872 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1872 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1872 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1880 17,367
1890 18,607
1900 19,563
1910 20,203
1920 17,490
1930 17,931
1940 19,030
1950 17,757
1960 18,933
1970 18,840
1980 21,082
1990 21,120

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~msclay/


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