Clay County

Clay County is located in Northeast Florida bordering St. Johns, Duval, Baker, Bradford and Putnam Counties.

Clay County was established in 1858 from a portion of Duval County and named for Kentuckian Henry Clay, Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams. In the late 1800s the St. Johns River and Green Cove Springs were popular tourist spots.

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March 29 - April 7, 2018

Location: Clay County Fairgrounds, Green Cove Springs, Florida

This is the clay county event of the year! Come for Livestock Exhibits, an Early Florida Village, and so much more entertainment for the whole family.

Headquartered in Green Cove Springs, Clay County School District operates 42 public schools. The school district consists of 28 elementary schools, 6 junior high schools, and 8 high schools. Members of the current district believes in the motto to make every student “Future Ready”. This sentiment has helped expand the district’s business driven Career & Technical program and has sparked strong academics with an emphasis on ensuring students are reading on grade level.

October 20 - 21, 2018

Location: Orange Park, Florida

The Town of Orange Park Fall Festival is Clay County’s oldest and largest Arts and Crafts Festival featuring 2 days of fun family activities with over 200 artists, vendors, entertainment, kids zone and great food. 

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The Clay County Public Library System has 5 branches in Green Cove Springs, Fleming Island, Keystone Heights, Middleburg, Orange Park.

Seven Bridges School is a private school (Pre K through 12) located in Orange Park, Florida, for students recognized as having average to above average intelligence yet compromised in achieving average-to-above-average due to a learning style difference.

St. Johns Country Day School is a PreK - Grade 12 private school near Jacksonville, FL. St. Johns admits qualified applicants without regard to sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin and grants to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available 
to students of the school.