Place:Clay, Nebraska, United States

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NameClay
Alt namesClaysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.533°N 98.05°W
Located inNebraska, United States     (1871 - )
See alsoGage, Nebraska, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


Clay is the name of both a former and a current county of Nebraska.

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Former County

Timeline

Date Event Source
1860 First census 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
1860 165

Current County

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,542. Its name is in honor of Henry Clay, famous American statesman, member of the United States Senate from Kentucky and United States Secretary of State in the 19th century. Its county seat is Clay Center.

Clay County is part of the Hastings, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Clay County is represented by the prefix 30 (it had the thirtieth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

Timeline

Date Event Source
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1871 County formed 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
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

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1870 54
1880 11,294
1890 16,310
1900 15,735
1910 15,729
1920 14,486
1930 13,571
1940 10,445
1950 8,700
1960 8,717
1970 8,266
1980 8,106
1990 7,123

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~neclay/


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