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Clay County, IN Public Records

Circuit Court
609 E National Ave, Ste 209
Brazil, IN 47834 www.claycountyin.gov/metadot/inde...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 812-448-9024
F: 812-446-9602
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil,Juvenile, Probate, Family
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, adoption or sealed released
All records are com-mingled in one index after 1994. The County Clerk is the record custodian, but the Circuit (812-448-9024) and Superior (812-448-9032) will answer questions. Traffic and Small Claims heard by Superior Court II.
Superior Court
609 E National Ave, Ste 209
Brazil, IN 47834 www.claycountyin.gov/metadot/inde...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 812-448-9032
F: 812-446-9602
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Ordinance, Probate,Traffic
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, adoption or sealed released
All records are com-mingled in one index after 1994. The County Clerk is the record custodian, but the Circuit (812-448-9024) and Superior (812-448-9032) will answer questions. Traffic and Small Claims heard by Superior Court II.

Clay County, IN Vital Records

Contact the Clay County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Clay County
County Recorder
609 E National Ave, Rm 111
Brazil, IN 47834 www.claycountyin.gov/index.pl?id=...
8AM-4PM EST
Phone: 812-448-9005

Clay County Vital Certificates

Clay County Vital Certificates

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Clay County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 357.62 sq mi
Population (2009): 26,533
  • Females: 51.1%
  • White: 97.6%
  • Black/African American: 0.9%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.0%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 96.7%
Population Change (2000-2009): -34
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 1.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 82.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.57
Housing Units (2000): 11,097
Homeownership Rate (2000): 79.1%
Migration Flow to Clay County, IN from (2007-2008):

Clay County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $327,314
  • Construction: $15,975
  • Retail Trade: $27,786
  • Professional and Technical Services: $7,139
  • Healthcare: $24,203
  • Banking: $7,625
  • Retail Trade: $27,786
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $6,133
  • Manufacturing: $101,814
  • Farms: $16,673
  • Government: $54,016
Employed (2000): 12,112
Unemployed (2000): 659
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $26,026
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,115
Local Government Revenue (2007): $67,782 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $37,026 (thou. dol.)

Clay County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 292
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.0
Deaths (2007): 300
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.3
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.3

Clay County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 117
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 3
  • Aggravated Assault: 113
Property Crimes (2008): 474
  • Burglary: 125
  • Larceny-Theft: 302
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 47

Clay County Genealogy Records