Place:Clay, Tennessee, United States

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Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,861. Its county seat and only incorporated city is Celina. 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.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1870 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1871 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1871 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1871 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1871 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
1908 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
1880 6,987
1890 7,260
1900 8,421
1910 9,009
1920 9,193
1930 9,577
1940 10,904
1950 8,701
1960 7,289
1970 6,624
1980 7,676
1990 7,238

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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.


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