Clay County, West Virginia

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Clay County, West Virginia
Clay County Courthouse West Virginia.jpg
The Old Clay County Courthouse in Clay in 2007
Location within West Virginia
Location within West Virginia
Map of the United States highlighting West Virginia
West Virginia's location within the U.S.
FoundedMarch 29, 1858
Named forHenry Clay
Largest townClay
 • Total344 sq mi (891 km2)
 • Land342 sq mi (886 km2)
 • Water1.9 sq mi (5 km2), 0.5%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)8,910
 • Density26/sq mi (10/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4

Clay County is a county in the U.S. state of West Virginia.