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Tara S. Gree, Clerk of Court and Comptroller of Clay County, FL
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Henry Clay – County Namesake

What’s in a name, you ask?  Plenty!

a young Henry Clay

  • Henry Clay Sr. was an American attorney and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and House.
  • He was the seventh House Speaker and the ninth Secretary of State.
  • He received electoral votes for president in the 1824, 1832, and 1844 presidential elections.
  • Almost every state in our nation has a county named in recognition of Clay.

Click here to learn more about Henry Clay, our county’s namesake, and the founding of Clay County, Florida.
You may also enjoy listening to a special National Public Radio (NPR) story about Clay’s life and his many accomplishments and challenges.

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