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Clay County, West Virginia


The Clay County Courthouse is located at 207 Main Street, Clay WV 25043; phone: 304-587-4202.

Beginnings [1]

Clay County was organized on March 29, 1858, from land taken from Braxton and Nicholas County and named in honor of the Kentucky statesman, Henry Clay.

  1. Michael J Pauley, Rodney Collins, West Virginia Department of Culture and History, Old Clay County Courthouse, nomination document, 1978, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C.