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Welcome to Grady ...

The city of Grady is located in Lincoln County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Grady, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1885.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grady has a population of 396 people<2> (see below for details).

Grady is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Grady lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Grady is within the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Grady: 71644<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grady had an population of 396 people. This is a decrease of 11.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grady had a population of 449 people. This makes Grady the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Grady represents 0.02% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 291st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 449 people, the population of Grady decreased 14.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 523 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Grady.

Communities Also Named Grady ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 14 communities that are also named Grady - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas (3) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Grady.

Communities near Grady ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Grady.

  • Pine Bluff
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Dumas
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Star City
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Altheimer
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Gould
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gould
    • Gould is located in Lincoln County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 719 people
  • Gillett
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Mitchellville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchellville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchellville
    • Mitchellville is located in Desha County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 327 people
  • Varner
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Varner
    • Varner is located in Lincoln County
  • Moscow
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscow
    • Moscow is located in Jefferson County
  • Yorktown
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorktown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorktown
    • Yorktown is located in Lincoln County

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grady. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grady.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grady. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Grady.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grady. See our Newspapers Page for Grady.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grady ...

Looking for more information about Grady? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Grady, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Grady.

Adding Grady to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Grady in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Grady was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Grady post office opened in 1885.

We also found Grady in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Grady.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grady. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grady.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grady - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Grady). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grady or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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