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Clay County, AR Public Records

Corning Local District Court
800 SW 2nd St
Corning, AR 72422
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 870-857-0115
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Small Claims
For eviction information the court suggests to contact the Circuit Court.
Rector Local District Court
407 S Stewart
Rector, AR 72461
Hours: 8AM-3PM M-W CST
P: 870-595-9805
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims
For eviction information the court says to contact Clay County Sheriff, 151 S 2nd St, Piggott, AR 72454, 870-598-2266.
Piggott Local District Court
151 S 2nd Ave
Piggott, AR 72454
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 870-598-2265
F: 870-598-2229
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Office is only open 20 hours per week only. For eviction information the court says to contact Clay County Sheriff, 151 S 2nd St, Piggott, AR 72454, 870-598-2266.
Piggott Circuit Court
151 S 2nd Street
Piggott, AR 72454 http://ee-clay.ark.org/departments
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 870-598-2524
F: 870-598-1107
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Domestic Relations, Probate, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No expunged criminal records released
Corning Circuit Court
800 SW 2nd St
Corning, AR 72422-2715
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 870-857-3271
F: 870-857-3480
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Domestic Relations, Probate, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Probate records managed by the county clerk office, is a separate index at this address.

Clay County, AR Vital Records

Contact the Clay County (Eastern District) Office of the Recorder/County Circuit Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Clay County (Eastern District)
Recorder/County Circuit Clerk
http://ee-clay.ark.org/departments
8AM-N 1PM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 870-598-2813, 870-598-0001
Fax: 870-598-1107

Contact the Clay County (Western District) Office of the Recorder/County Circuit Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Clay County (Western District)
Recorder/County Circuit Clerk

8AM-N 1PM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 870-857-3271
Fax: 870-857-9201

Clay County Vital Certificates

Clay County Vital Certificates

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Clay County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 639.30 sq mi
Population (2009): 15,585
  • Females: 51.5%
  • White: 97.1%
  • Black/African American: 0.7%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 95.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): -2,024
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 1.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 18.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 60.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 7.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.35
Housing Units (2000): 8,498
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.9%
Migration Flow to Clay County, AR from (2007-2008):

Clay County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $175,748
  • Construction: $7,709
  • Retail Trade: $11,801
  • Professional and Technical Services: $1,924
  • Healthcare: $16,041
  • Banking: $5,103
  • Retail Trade: $11,801
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $27,241
  • Farms: $17,184
  • Government: $42,131
Employed (2000): 7,517
Unemployed (2000): 447
Unemployment Rate (2009): 10.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $22,814
Local Government Employment (2007): 914
Local Government Revenue (2007): $33,183 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $13,600 (thou. dol.)

Clay County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 145
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.0
Deaths (2007): 237
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.9

Clay County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 17
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 4
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 12
Property Crimes (2008): 180
  • Burglary: 84
  • Larceny-Theft: 94
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 2

Clay County Genealogy Records