Place:Clay, Iowa, United States

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NameClay
Alt namesClaysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates43.083°N 95.15°W
Located inIowa, United States     (1851 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 16,667 in the 2010 census, a decline from 17,372 in 2000.[1] Its name is in honor of Henry Clay, Jr., a colonel who died in action in the Mexican-American War, and son of Henry Clay, famous American statesman. Its county seat is Spencer. It also holds the annual Clay County Fair. The very first newspaper in Clay County was the Peterson Patriot which started circulation in 1880.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1851 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1858 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1866 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 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
1860 52
1870 1,523
1880 4,248
1890 9,309
1900 13,401
1910 12,766
1920 15,660
1930 16,107
1940 17,762
1950 18,103
1960 18,504
1970 18,464
1980 19,576
1990 17,585

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http://iagenweb.org/clay/


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