Clay County

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Clay County is named for John M Clayton, who was a state Senator in Arkansas.

 

Created:  November 24, 1873

County Seat:

Piggott   1873 – present  ( Eastern District )

Corning  1873 – present  ( Western District )

 

County Courthouse – Piggott ( Eastern District )

 

Location:  151 South 2nd Avenue / West Main Street

Built:  1965 – 1966

Style:  Modern

Architect:   Donnellan & Porterfield

Contractor:  Cox Lumber Company, Inc. and Emmett Crittenden.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a one story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The north and south wings extend from the main building with the recessed centre section having the entrance and an overhang supported by four thin columns. Behind the entrance, the building rises over the courtroom. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Charles Thompson and constructed by Patrick Power in 1899.

 

County Courthouse – Corning ( Western District )

 

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Location:  800 West 2nd Street / West Chestnut Street

Built:  1965 – 1966

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Donnellan & Porterfield

Contractor:  Cox Lumber Company, Inc. and Emmett Crittenden

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a one story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The north and south wings extend from the main building with the recessed centre section having the entrance and an overhang. Behind the entrance, the building rises over the courtroom. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Charles Thompson and constructed by Patrick Power in 1888.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Ripley County, Missouri, Butler County, Missouri and Dunklin County, Missouri

E – Dunklin County, Missouri

S – Greene County

W – Randolph County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009