Welcome to the official website of Clay County, Georgia. We are located on the banks of Lake Walter F. George and the Chattahoochee River approximately 70 miles south of Columbus, Georgia. Our county seat, Fort Gaines, is located at the site of the Walter F. George Lock and Dam.
Our traditional southern charm has attracted many retirees to our area. We are strategically located within 20 to 45 minutes of both Georgia and Alabama major hospitals, doctors, shopping malls, restaurants and military facilities including Fort Benning, GA and Fort Rucker, AL.
Clay County welcomes business and industry to our area. We look forward to assisting your business and family in locating to Clay County through the Clay County Economic Development Council, Clay County Chamber of Commerce and the Development Authority of Clay County.
If you would like additional information about working, playing or living in Clay County, please contact our County Administrator, PO Box 519, Suite 1, Fort Gaines, GA 39851, 229-768-3238 or Fax: 229-768-3672 or by e-mail.