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Clay County, NC Public Records

Superior Court
261 Courthouse Dr, Ste 1
Hayesville, NC 28904 www.nccourts.org/County/Clay/Defa...
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM EST
P: 828-389-2300
F: 828-389-2301
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Over $25,000
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed cases, juvenile, sex offenders, mental or expunged records released
Search civil and criminal court calendars, etc. at www1.aoc.state.nc.us/www/calendars.html.
District Court
261 Courthouse Dr, Ste 1
Hayesville, NC 28904 www.nccourts.org/County/Clay/Defa...
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM EST
P: 828-389-2300
F: 828-389-2301
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Under $25,000, Probate, Family, Juvenile,
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed cases, juvenile, sex offenders, mental or expunged records released
Search civil and criminal court calendars, etc. at www1.aoc.state.nc.us/www/calendars.html.
District Court - Magistrate Office
261 Courthouse Dr, Ste 1
Hayesville, NC 28904 www.nccourts.org/County/Clay/Defa...
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM EST
P: 828-389-2332
F: 828-389-2301
Jurisdiction: Small Claims, Evictions
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed cases, juvenile, sex offenders, mental or expunged records released
Magistrate records searchable on public terminals at courthouse plus are on the Judiciary’s online system for high volume requesters. The Magistrate, a person not a court, can take guilty pleas for traffic.

Clay County, NC Vital Records

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

Clay County
Register of Deeds
clayconc.com/county-offices/the-r...
8AM-5PM EST
Phone: 828-389-0087
Fax: 828-389-1261
Real Estate, Deed

Clay County Vital Certificates

Clay County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Clay County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 214.70 sq mi
Population (2009): 10,333
  • Females: 51.6%
  • White: 97.6%
  • Black/African American: 1.3%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 96.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,558
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.5%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 15.2%
High School Graduates (2000): 76.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 15.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.25
Housing Units (2000): 5,425
Homeownership Rate (2000): 84.5%
Migration Flow to Clay County, NC from (2007-2008):

Clay County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $89,501
  • Construction: $19,361
  • Retail Trade: $15,755
  • Professional and Technical Services: $3,026
  • Healthcare: $7,708
  • Banking: $2,407
  • Retail Trade: $15,755
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $6,239
  • Farms: $-3,193
  • Government: $22,201
Employed (2000): 3,769
Unemployed (2000): 158
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $24,519
Local Government Employment (2007): 467
Local Government Revenue (2007): $19,179 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $2,445 (thou. dol.)

Clay County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 82
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.1
Deaths (2007): 110
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.2

Clay County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 11
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 11
Property Crimes (2008): 153
  • Burglary: 35
  • Larceny-Theft: 106
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 12

Clay County Genealogy Records