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Welcome to Grayson ...

The village of Grayson is located in Caldwell Parish<1>.

The location of Grayson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grayson has a population of 514 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Grayson is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Grayson: (318)

The ZIP code for Grayson: 71435<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grayson had an population of 514 people. This is a decrease of 3.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grayson had a population of 532 people (or 5.25% of the total population of Caldwell Parish). This makes Grayson the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Grayson represents 0.01% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 224th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 532 people, the population of Grayson has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 531 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, Kentucky, 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.

  • Olla [La Salle Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olla
    • Olla [La Salle Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Grayson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,371 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olla<7>
  • Urania [La Salle Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Urania
    • Urania [La Salle Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Grayson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,297 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Urania
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urania<7>
  • Columbia [Caldwell Parish]
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    • Columbia [Caldwell Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Grayson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 364 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<7>
  • Kelly [Caldwell Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly
    • Kelly [Caldwell Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Grayson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kelly<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Pleasant [Caldwell Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Caldwell Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Grayson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Standard [La Salle Parish]
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      • Standard [La Salle Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Grayson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Standard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Standard
    • Rosefield [Catahoula Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosefield
      • Rosefield [Catahoula Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Grayson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosefield
    • Newport [Winn Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport [Winn Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Grayson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Bosco [Ouachita Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bosco
      • Bosco [Ouachita Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Grayson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bosco
    • Enterprise [Catahoula Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
      • Enterprise [Catahoula Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Grayson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise

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. 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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Grayson was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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About Caldwell Parish

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Caldwell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grayson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grayson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 village (such as Grayson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grayson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Grayson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Grayson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GraysonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grayson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0492, Longitude: -92.1116       In this case, the coordinates for Grayson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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