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Clay County, West Virginia Overview

Clay County is located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in March 29, 1858 and named after Henry Clay. The county seat is Clay. As of 2015, the county has a population of 8,910. The county has a total area of 344 square miles, 342 square miles of which is land, and 1.9 square miles is water. The county consists of 16 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 25043 recorded as the one with the largest population. Clay County borders the following counties: Calhoun County, West Virginia to the north; Kanawha County, West Virginia to the west; Braxton County, West Virginia to the northeast; Roane County, West Virginia to the northwest, and; Nicholas County, West Virginia to the southeast.

Clay County Clerk Information

County Clerk’s Duties:

  • Issuance of marriage licenses, birth and death certificates
  • Record births, marriages and deaths in the county
  • Serve as Chief Voter Registration Official for the county; register qualified voters
  • Maintain custody and integrity of the county’s voting machines, ballot boxes and other election supplies
  • Conduct training sessions for poll clerks and other election officials prior to their service
  • Serve as the recorder of all documents
  • Keep records of County Commission transactions
  • Keep minutes of all County Commission meetings
  • Oversee guardianship appointments
  • Prepare and send to all heirs a Notice to Redeem and take care of publications, redemptions or recording deeds with regard to delinquent property
  • Responsible for the bookkeeping of the county including budget, accounting and payroll
  • Assist the County Commission in their absence
  • Responsible for public notice of all Commission meetings
  • Serve as Secretary to the Civil Service Commissions
  • Issue hunting and fishing licenses
  • Provide notary services
  • Issue military service discharge records
  • Probate wills and assist in administration of estates
  • Conduct absentee voting and early voting, prepare ballots, accept candidate filings, and other election

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    Connie Workman, County Clerk
    PO Box 190
    Clay, WV 25043
    Phone: 304-587-4259
    Fax: 304-587-4202
    Email: claycoclerk@hotmail.com

    Clay, WV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20099,941
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,017
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009287
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,577
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009187
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,334
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200941
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,879
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009161
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200979
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009159
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009358
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200941
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009110
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,622

    Clay County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 246 Main St, Clay, WV 25043, United States
    Phone: 304-587-4259

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