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Clay County, Kentucky

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Kentucky.

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The county was formed in 1807 and named in honor of Green Clay (1757–1826). Clay was a member of the Virginia and Kentucky State legislatures.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Communities

  • Beech Creek
  • Benge
  • Burning Springs
  • Datha
  • Fall Rock
  • Fogertown
  • Garrad
  • Goose Rock
  • Greenbriar
  • Hector
  • Larue
  • Little Goose
  • Manchester (County Seat)
  • Oneida

There are also places named in early censuses, some still identifiable today: Alger, Ammie, Ashers Fork, Barcreek, Bernice, Big Creek, Bluehole, Botto, Brightshade, Brutus, Chestnutburg, Cottongim, Creekville, Deer Lick, Eriline, Felty, Gardner, Grace, Hensley, Hima, Hooker, Horse Creek, Jacks Creek, Laurel Creek, Lincoln, Littleton, Marcum, McWhorter, Mill Pond, Ogle, Panco, Peabody, Pigeonroost, Plank, Portersburg, Queendale, Sextons Creek, Shepherdtown, Sibert, Sidell, Spring Creek, Spurlock, Tanksley, Teges, Trixie, Urban, Vine and Wild Cat.




Red Bird River Petroglyphs