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The location of Grayson

Welcome to Grayson ...

The village of Grayson is located in Caldwell Parish.

The location of Grayson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Grayson has a population of 516 people<2> (see below for details).

Grayson is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Grayson is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Grayson: 71435<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Grayson had an population of 516 people. This is a decrease of 3.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Grayson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Olla   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Grayson

Located in La Salle Parish

Urania   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grayson

Located in La Salle Parish

Columbia   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Grayson

Kelly   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grayson

Enterprise   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grayson

Located in Catahoula Parish

Fort Necessity   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Grayson

Located in Franklin Parish

Aimwell   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Grayson

Located in Catahoula Parish

Summerville   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of Grayson

Located in La Salle Parish

Tullos   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grayson

Located in La Salle Parish

Jigger   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of Grayson

Located in Franklin Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grayson. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grayson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Caldwell Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grayson.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grayson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grayson

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grayson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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