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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
ANNUAL PROMOTION FOR REFUSE
PAY FOR ONE YEAR OF REFUSE, GET A MONTH FREE. ANNUAL PROMOTION RUNS FROM OCT. 1, 2020 TO NOV. 30, 2020.
MONTHLY RATE IS $17.25 AS OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 PER REFUSE ORDINANCE.
ANNUAL PROMOTION RATE IS $189.75.
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