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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