COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1892
COUNTY NAMED FOR: Andrew Kent who died at the Alamo.
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: The name honors the Jay family, early ranchers in the area.
1893 in Clairemont and 1956 in Jayton.
STANDING: Two -
- 1893 Italiante courthouse
in Clairmont built of sandstone. The structure originally had two floors but was damaged by a fire in 1955. It now serves as a community building.
courthouse in Jayton built of concrete, stone, and