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Welcome to Grayson ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Grayson has a population of 3,868 people<2> (see below for details).
Grayson was established in 1844.
The community of Grayson is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Grayson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Grayson is located in the (606) area code.
The ZIP code for Grayson: 41143<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grayson had an population of 3,868 people. This is a decrease of 8.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.23% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Grayson had a population of 4,217 people (which is 15.21% of the total population of Carter County). This makes Grayson the county's most populous community.
The population of Grayson represents 0.1% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 83rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,217 people, the population of Grayson increased 8.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,877 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Grayson.
Communities Also Named Grayson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Grayson - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Saskatchewan and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Grayson.
Communities near Grayson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Grayson.
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 Grayson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grayson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grayson. 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 Grayson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grayson. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Grayson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grayson ...
Looking for more information about Grayson? 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 Grayson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Grayson.
Adding Grayson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Grayson 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 that we've found for Grayson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Grayson on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Grayson.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 30 Jan 2023