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When was Clay County, IN Created?
Clay County was established on April 1, 1825 from Owen County, Putnam County, Vigo County and Sullivan County. This county was named for U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay.
What counties are adjacent to Clay County, IN?
Bordering Counties are Parke County (north), Putnam County (northeast), Owen County (southeast), Greene County (south), Sullivan County (southwest), Vigo County (west).
What cities and towns are in Clay County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include Brazil, Carbon, Center Point, Clay City, Harmony, Knightsville, Staunton.
What Townships are in Clay County, IN?
Townships located in the County include Brazil, Cass, Dick Johnson, Harrison, Jackson, Lewis, Perry, Posey, Sugar Ridge, Van Buren, Washington.
Where can find Clay County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Clay County vital records can be found at the Indiana Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Indiana for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Clay County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Indiana Birth Certificate or Death Certificate Applications to mail.
Vital Records can also be found in the Clay County Department of Health, 1214 E. National Ave., Suite B110, Brazil, IN 47834; Phone: (812) 448- 9021; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1881.
What Clay County, IN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Adams County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Clay Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clay Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clay Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Indiana Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Clay County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Clay County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Indiana Corthouse Records Research Guide
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Clay County, IN?
A list of Clay County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Indiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Clay County, IN Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Clay County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Clay County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a cost. This is simply a collection that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.