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Clay County Arkansas Sheriff Overview

Clay County is located in the northeastern tip of Arkansas. It was founded in 1873 and originally named “Clayton” after a member of the Arkansas Senate, John M. Clayton. The name was later shortened to “Clay” in 1875 by the Arkansas General Assembly. The county seats are Corning and Piggott. The zip codes in Clay County are 72454, 72456, 72424, 72422, 72464, 72430, 72470, 72435, and 72441.

The chief law enforcement officer in Clay County is Sheriff Terry Miller. You can reach him at (870) 598-2270. The Clay County Circuit Clerk iis Janet Luff Kilbreath. Her office is responsible for maintaining the records of the Circuit, Chancery, Juvenile/Paternity courts of the county. She also acts as ex-office Recorder for the County. You can get in touch with her at 870-598-2813.

Clay County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 268 South 2nd Ave., Piggott, Arkansas 72454

Phone: (870) 598-2270

Inmate Search in Clay County Jail

The Clay County Jail does not yet have an online jail docket. If you are looking for an inmate at this facility, you need to get in touch with the Sheriff’s Office at (870) 598-2270.

The county’s Most Wanted Persons list can be viewed online.

If you have information on the whereabouts of an individual on this list, please call 870-598-3156.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

All incoming and outgoing mail must be sent via the US Postal Service. All incoming mail will be opened and inspected for contraband before it is delivered to the inmate. Incoming mail will be given to inmates within twenty-four hours of when it is received and inspected, excluding weekends and holidays.  Any mail that is dirty or stained will be considered contaminated and returned to the sender.

Photographs may be sent to an inmate through the mail. These photographs may not exceed four by six inches in size. Anything larger will be returned to sender. A maximum of five photographs will be allowed per inmate. The pictures may not contain violence, nudity, sexual acts, or gang-related activities including hand signs.

To send mail to an inmate at the Clay County Detention Center, you must address it as follows:

Inmate’s Name

268 South Second Ave

Piggott, AR 72454

To send funds to an inmate’s commissary account, you can bring money directly to the Clay County Detention Center or go online at

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law stipulates that sex offenders must provide their information to local law enforcement to be recorded in the state and national sex offender registries. An individual is considered  a sex offender if he is found guilty of a sexually oriented offense such as rape, child molestation, and prostitution. You can monitor all sex offenders residing in Clay County by visiting

However, you will need to make sure that you have already read and understood the disclaimer provided. Some offenders do not follow the registration law. As such, you may find some entries that only list the previous address of an offender.

Bail and Bondsman

If you are charged with a crime, posting bail will enable you to stay out of jail while you wait for your day in court. This means that you will need to lodge money with the court in order to assure them that you will still appear at your trial after you have been released. If you miss a court date, then your money will be forfeited. A bondsman is a person who can post bail on behalf of a defendant for a fee. This kind of service is usually used by defendants who cannot afford to pay the bail on their own. The bondsman’s fee is usually 12% of the bail amount. This cannot be refunded.

Clay County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Clay County Probation Department
Location:437 Southwest 2nd Street, Corning, Arkansas, 72422
Clay County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined36
Avg Daily Population42
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll12
Full time total employees12
Total salaries and wages371253
Other operating expenditures134365
Total construction costs10852
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1991
Year of major renovation2006
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 268 SOUTH 2ND STREET PIGGOTT AR 72454

Clay County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20166,070
Number Employed Annual Average, 20165,725
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016345
Unemployment Rate, 20165.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201535,324
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Clay County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,099
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201520.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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