Welcome to Clay County!

Welcome to our beautiful county nestled along the banks of the majestic St. Johns River in Northeast Florida.

Encompassing Fleming Island, Green Cove Springs, Keystone Heights, Middleburg and Orange Park, Clay County offers an unsurpassed quality of life and unlimited opportunity for business development.

Located in one of the nation's fastest growing regions, Clay County can be reached in thirty minutes from the Jacksonville International Airport, twenty minutes from downtown Jacksonville and ten minutes from NAS JAX naval air station.

Through both our website and first-hand experience, we are eager to show you why Clay County is a great place to live, work, vacation and raise a family.

Recent News
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has published new Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has published new Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps for unincorporated Clay County and the municipalities of Penney Farms, Green Cove Springs, Keystone Heights and Orange Park. All of the local governments in Clay County are required to participate in the Federal Flood Insurance Program in order for property owners to qualify for federally backed flood insurance rates. For unincorporated Clay County, the revised maps will replace the current floodplain maps. The new maps become effective March 17, 2014. Go to the flood zone webpage to open and view the FEMA maps. Our GIS layer will now contain the official digital flood information from FEMA.

Recently Availability of US Small Business Administration Loans

Due to declarations associated with local impacts from the January 7 - 31, 2014 Freeze and Frost and the January 1 – March 31 , 2014 Excessive Rain events, the US Small Business Administration has made Economic Injury Disaster Loans available to area small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes, in order to help them meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations which may have been disrupted because of these events. These loans are intended to assist through the disaster recovery period. Click on the above title for further information.

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Clay County Commissioners

District 1
District 1 Commissioner
Wendell Davis
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District 2
District 2 Commissioner
Doug Conkey
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District 3
Diane Hutchings

Diane Hutchings
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District 4
District 4 Commissioner
Chereese Stewart
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District 5
District 5 Commissioner
Ronnie Robinson
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Lane and Road Closures

April 5, 2014 through April 11, 2014

CR 739 Henley Road Improvements (From CR 218 to Black Creek) - No anticipated lane closures.

CR 739 (Between Black Creek and CR 220) - Lane closures are expected on CR 739 between Black Creek and CR 220 for various construction activities.  Intermittent lane closures are possible Monday March 17, 2014 through Friday March 21, 2014 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 3:30 PM.

Old Jennings Road - April 10, 11 and 14- Lane closures are expected on Old Jennings Road between Long Bay Road and Allie Murray Road for repaving. Please plan on one way travel lane for traffic flow. Scheduling and weather may cause changes.

Baxley Road - Lane closures are expected on Baxley Road starting April 8th - 9th for repaving.  Please plan on one way travel lane for traffic flow. Scheduling and weather may cause changes.

FDOT Lane Closures

Branan Field Road (State Road 23) Possible 24-hour lane closures on the frontage roads, Challenger Drive and Discovery Drive, for resurfacing and painting pavement markings.

Old Jennings Road Nighttime lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for resurfacing and painting pavement markings at the new Branan Field frontage roads.

Park Avenue (U.S. 17) from Wells Road to the Duval County line Nighttime northbound lane closures from 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for drainage and signal reconstruction.

Two northbound left turn lanes to Wells Road and a southbound right turn lane to Wells Road are closed until approximately April 18 due to the closure of westbound Wells Road west of Park Avenue (U.S. 17) for an adjacent project by the Town of Orange Park.

State Road 16 Brief periodic daytime lane closures approximately one mile west of County Road 315 to unload materials at the construction site.

U.S. 17 in Green Cove Springs Daytime shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday from Governors Creek Bridge to Ball Road for paving a new section of bike trail and for equipment to access the construction area.

Wells Road from Park Avenue (U.S. 17) to River Road One-way eastbound traffic only for drainage and signal reconstruction. In addition, nighttime detours of Wells Road from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. The detour will be signed.

This list is subject to change. If you should have any questions, please contact Warrick Sams at 904-759-4469 or at Warrick.Sams@claycountygov.com. Remember to wear your seat belt and drive safely.