CLAY COUNTY WOULD LIKE TO THANK PETER PAULEY FOR THE USE OF HIS PHOTOGRAPHS
WELCOME TO CLAY COUNTY, GEORGIA
E verify identification number 46247. MAY 26th 2010
Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,183, making it the fifth-least populous county in Georgia. The county seat is Fort Gaines
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 3,183 people residing in the county. 60.4% were Black or African American, 37.6% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% of some other race and 1.2% of two or more races. 0.8% were Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
The town of Fort Gaines was founded in 1816. It was named for Gen. E. P. Gaines. A fort of the same name had been built in 1814 nearby on the Chattachoochee River. In 1854, Fort Gaines was designated seat of the newly formed Clay County
According to the United States Census Bureau, Fort Gaines has a total area of 7.7 square miles (19.9 km2), of which 4.8 square miles (12.4 km2) is land and 2.9 square miles (7.6 km2), or 37.99%, is water.
Administrator, Clay County
01/01/2013 - 12/31/16
01/01/17 - 12/31/20
01/01/2009 - 12/31/12
01/01/17 - 12/31/20
News & Announcements
ATTENTION CLAY COUNTY:
The Board of Commissioners Office has moved! We are open at our new location, 147 Wilson Street, Fort Gaines, GA 39851 (The old Health Department building).
THE CLAY COUNTY INERT LANDFILL WILL BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED BEGINNING JUNE 9, 2021. THE CONSTRUCTION & DEBRISAND METAL COLLECTIONS ARE STILL IN OPERATION.
WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.
The Clay County Board of Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the positions of Full Time Equipment Operator and Public Works Laborers. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.
Departments / Divisions: Public Works
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
For complete details, interested persons should contact the Clay County Board of Commissioner's Administrative Office, 147 Wilson Street, Fort Gaines, Georgia 39851 for an application or download the application from the website at . Go to the documents tab. Clay County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
COUNTY HOLIDAYS 2021
OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED
NEW YEARS DAY - JANUARY 1
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY - JANUARY 18
PRESIDENT'S DAY - FEBRUARY 15
GOOD FRIDAY - APRIL 2
MEMORIAL DAY - MAY 31
INDEPENDENCE DAY - JULY 5
LABOR DAY - SEPTEMBER 6
VETERAN'S DAY - NOVEMBER 11
THANKSGIVING DAY & THE DAY AFTER - NOVEMBER 25/26
CHRISTMAS EVE & CHRISTMAS DAY - DECEMBER 23/24
NEW YEARS - DECEMBER 31