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Welcome to Gray ...

The city of Gray is located in Jones County<1> and is the County Seat for Jones County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gray has a population of 3,234 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Gray.

Gray is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Gray lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Gray lies within the (478) area code.

The ZIP code for Gray: 31032<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gray had an population of 3,234 people. This is a decrease of 1.28% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gray had a population of 3,276 people (which is 11.43% of the total population of Jones County). This makes Gray the county's most populous community.

The population of Gray represents 0.03% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 174th most populous community.

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

Adding Gray to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Gray was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gray on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Gray ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Gray - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania (4), Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Gray ...

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

  • Brookhaven [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven [Bibb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Gray
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,554 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
  • Milledgeville [Baldwin County]
  • Belvedere Manor [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belvedere Manor
    • Belvedere Manor [Jones County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Gray
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvedere Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvedere Manor
  • Jones Acres [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Acres
    • Jones Acres [Jones County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Gray
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,962 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Acres
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bloomfield Park [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomfield Park
      • Bloomfield Park [Bibb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Gray
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield Park
    • The Colony [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Colony
      • The Colony [Baldwin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Gray
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for The Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on The Colony
    • Gordon [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon
      • Gordon [Wilkinson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Gray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,819 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gordon<7>
    • Ivey [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivey
      • Ivey [Wilkinson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Gray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 899 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivey have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivey
    • Rutland [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutland
      • Rutland [Bibb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Gray
      • Estimated population in 2019: 842 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutland
    • Mogul [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mogul
      • Mogul [Bibb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Gray
      • Estimated population in 2019: 400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mogul have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mogul

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 Gray. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gray.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gray. 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 Gray.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gray ...

Looking for more information about Gray? 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 Gray, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gray.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jones County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jones County: www.jonescounty.org

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Jones, 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 Gray.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gray - 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 Gray). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gray or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gray) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gray. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gray. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0096, Longitude: -83.5340    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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