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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Gray, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Gray and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Gray:
    • 36.130367, -96.080556
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Gray
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Gray ...

We found 30 communities that share the name Gray.

There is one other community in Oklahoma which is also named Gray.

Beyond Oklahoma, we know of another 29 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 29 communities, 29 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Oklahoma ...
    • Beaver County
      • This Gray is located in Beaver County and lies 265 miles [426.5 km]<1> to the west of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Beaver County community of Gray.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jackson County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Gray [Jackson County].
    • Colorado
      • Washington County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Washington County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Gray.
    • Georgia
      • Jones County
      • This Gray is located in Jones County and lies 744 miles [1,197.4 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jones County community of Gray.
    • Idaho
      • Bonneville County
      • This Gray is located in Bonneville County and lies 941 miles [1,514.4 km]<1> to the northwest of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bonneville County community of Gray.
    • Indiana
      • Hamilton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Gray [Hamilton County].
    • Iowa
      • Audubon County
      • This Gray is located in Audubon County and lies 398 miles [640.5 km]<1> to the north of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Audubon County community of Gray.
    • Kansas
      • Hodgeman County
      • This Gray is located in Hodgeman County and lies 240 miles [386.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hodgeman County community of Gray.
    • Kentucky
      • Knox County
      • This Gray is located in Knox County and lies 671 miles [1,079.9 km]<1> to the east of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Gray.
    • Louisiana
      • Terrebonne Parish
      • This Gray is located in Terrebonne Parish and lies 539 miles [867.4 km]<1> to the southeast of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Terrebonne Parish community of Gray.
    • Maine
      • Cumberland County
      • This Gray is located in Cumberland County and lies 1,455 miles [2,341.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Gray.
    • Maryland
      • Howard County
      • This Gray is located in Howard County and lies 1,073 miles [1,726.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Gray.
    • Michigan
      • Kalkaska County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Gray [Kalkaska County].
    • Mississippi
      • Leake County
      • This Gray is located in Leake County and lies 437 miles [703.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Leake County community of Gray.
    • New Mexico
      • Lincoln County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Lincoln County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Gray.
    • New York
      • Herkimer County
      • This Gray is located in Herkimer County and lies 1,221 miles [1,965 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Herkimer County community of Gray.
    • North Carolina
      • Alleghany County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Gray [Alleghany County].
    • North Dakota
      • Stutsman County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Dakota community of Gray [Stutsman County].
    • Ohio
      • Pickaway County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Gray [Pickaway County].
      • Washington County
      • This community is historic and although located in Washington County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Gray.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Blair County
      • This Gray is located in Blair County and lies 1,011 miles [1,627 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blair County community of Gray.
      • Clearfield County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Gray [Clearfield County].
      • Lycoming County
      • This Gray is located in Lycoming County and lies 1,086 miles [1,747.7 km] to the east northeast of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lycoming County community of Gray.
      • Somerset County
      • This Gray is located in Somerset County and lies 961 miles [1,546.6 km] to the east northeast of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Somerset County community of Gray.
    • Saskatchewan
      • This Gray lies 1,055 miles [1,697.9 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
    • South Carolina
      • Hampton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Gray [Hampton County].
    • Tennessee
      • Washington County
      • This Gray is located in Washington County and lies 756 miles [1,216.7 km]<1> to the east of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Gray.
    • Texas
      • Eastland County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Gray [Eastland County].
      • Marion County
      • This Gray is located in Marion County and lies 257 miles [413.6 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Gray.
    • Virginia
      • Sussex County
      • This Gray is located in Sussex County and lies 1,039 miles [1,672.1 km]<1> to the east of the Gray that is located in Tulsa County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Gray.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gray ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Carbondale
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale is located in Tulsa County
  • Fisher
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fisher have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisher
    • Fisher is located in Tulsa County
  • Garden City
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
    • Garden City is located in Tulsa County
  • Lake
    (Less than 2 miles to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
    • Lake is located in Tulsa County
  • Prattville
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prattville
    • Prattville is located in Tulsa County
  • Price
    (Less than 2 miles to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Price have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Price
    • Price is located in Tulsa County
  • Red Fork
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Fork
    • Red Fork is located in Tulsa County
  • Sand Springs
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Springs
    • Sand Springs is located in Tulsa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,017 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sand Springs <5>
  • Shirk
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shirk have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shirk
    • Shirk is located in Tulsa County

How Far From Gray to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Gray to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Gray and extending to:

  • Tulsa, which is the Seat of Tulsa County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Oklahoma City, which is the State Capital of Oklahoma, lies 92 miles [148.1 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Gray to Oklahoma City, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,058 miles [1,702.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 42 days and walking would take 61 days.
  • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,781 miles [10,913 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,522 miles [12,105.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,406 miles [8,700.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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 Tulsa County: www.tulsacounty.org/

The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Gray) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gray. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1304, Longitude: -96.0806       In this case, the coordinates for Gray have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Gray, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Gray could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Gray to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 319.827 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 316.776 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.892 degrees.









 

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