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Clay County, Kentucky

US county information
NameClay County
US Area
Total Area471.08 sq mi (1220.1 km2)
Land Area471.01 sq mi (1219.9 km2)
Water Area0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Population24556 (2000)
Density20.1/km2 (52/sq mi)
Named forGreen Clay (1757 1828), military general and surveyor.
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1807. As of 2000, the population was 24,556. Its name is in honor of Green Clay (1757 1826). Clay was a member of the Virginia and Kentucky State legislatures, first cousin once removed of Henry Clay, U.S. Senator from Kentucky and Secretary of State in the 19th century. Its county seat is Manchester, Kentucky.

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