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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
News & Announcements
WE ARE MOVING!
OUR CLAY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OFFICE IS RELOCATING TO 147 WILSON ST. FORT GAINES, GA (THE HEALTH DEPT. BUILDING)
WE WILL KEEP THIS WEBSITE UPDATED AS CHANGES OCCUR.
ANNUAL PROMOTION FOR REFUSE
PAY FOR ONE YEAR OF REFUSE, GET 1 MONTH FREE. ANNUAL PROMOTION RUNS FROM OCT. 1, 2020 TO NOV. 30, 2020.
MONTHLY RATE IS $17.25 AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2020 PER REFUSE ORDINANCE.
ANNUAL PROMOTION RATE IS $189.75.
IF YOU HAVE A BALANCE ON YOUR ACCOUNT, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE.
The Clay County Probate/Magistrate Court is seeking a full time Clerk.
The duties of this position includes answering the phone, filing claims and garnishments in the Magistrate Court, assisting with maintaining birth, death, and marriage records and issuing certified copies of the same; abstracting delayed and amended birth certificates, receive and collect money for both courts. Computer skills required. High school diploma or its equivalent required. Applicants will be required to submit a drug screening and pass a criminal background check. Benefits include paid holidays, 401k/457k, paid vacation and sick time, also available; health, vision, and dental insurance. Applications may be obtained at Clay County Magistrate Court: 210 Washington ST South, Suite 5, Fort Gaines, GA 39851 or you may drop off your resume at that location. The deadline for applying is October 29, 2020 at 4:30.
SAMPLE BALLOTS FOR EACH PRECINCT ATTACHED BELOW
ADVANCE VOTING FOR THE NOVEMBER 3, 2020 ELECTION WILL BE OCTOBER 12, 2020 THROUGH OCTOBER 30, 2020 AT THE COURTHOUSE FROM 8:30 - 4:00 AND ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2020 AT THE COURTHOUSE FROM 9:00 - 4:00. THE COURTHOUSE VOTING LOCATION IS 210 S. WASHINGTON ST., SUITE 4.
ELECTION DAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020 VOTING WILL BE AT THE SOCIAL SERVICE BUILDING, 159 WILSON ST., FROM 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM. A BALLOT DROPBOX IS AVAILABLE AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE FOR ANYONE WHO WISHES TO DROP OFF THEIR MAIL IN BALLOT(210 S. WASHINGTON ST)
OUR CLAY COUNTY OFFICE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, ALLOWING 1 PERSON IN AT A TIME. IN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION CONCERNING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), WE RECOMMEND OUR RESIDENTS CONTINUE TO CONTACT US VIA PHONE AT (229)768-3238 - PLEASE LEAVE A VOICEMAIL THAT INCLUDES YOUR NAME, CALL BACK NUMBER, AND REASON FOR CALLING, EMAIL (), OR OUR WEBSITE FOR UPDATES OR TO MAKE AN ONLINE PAYMENT. WHEN USING THE ONLINE SYSTEM TO MAKE YOUR PAYMENT, IF IT DOES NOT WORK, PLEASE SEND IN YOUR PAYMENT A DIFFERENT WAY; WE HAVE A DROPBOX AVAILABLE OUTSIDE OUR OFFICE OR YOU CAN MAIL IN YOUR PAYMENTS.
COUNTY HOLIDAYS 2020
NEW YEARS DAY - JANUARY 1
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY - JANUARY 20
PRESIDENT'S DAY - FEBRUARY 17
GOOD FRIDAY - APRIL 10
MEMORIAL DAY - MAY 25
INDEPENDENCE DAY - JULY 3
LABOR DAY - SEPTEMBER 7
VETERAN'S DAY - NOVEMBER 11
THANKSGIVING DAY & THE DAY AFTER - NOVEMBER 26/27
CHRISTMAS EVE & CHRISTMAS DAY - DECEMBER 24/25