Clay County, KY


CLAY COUNTY, situated toward the southeast part of Kentucky. Area, 880 square miles. Face of the country hilly; soil very rocky, but in some parts productive. Seat of justice, Manchester. Pop. in 1820, 4,393; in 1830, 3,549; in 1840, 4,607; in 1850, 5,421. (Fanning's, 1853)

    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Garrard, KY City or Town
    Manchester, KY City or Town
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