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Welcome to Grays ...

Although we found mention of Grays during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Grays was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Grays to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Grays, please Contact Us.




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Grays might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

We believe that Grays would be found within the (519) and (226)<2> area codes.

Communities Also Named Grays ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 12 communities that are also named Grays - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Grays ...

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

  • Petrolia
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Dutton - Dunwich
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dutton - Dunwich came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutton - Dunwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dutton - Dunwich <3>
  • Chippewas of the Thames First Nation
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chippewas of the Thames First Nation came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chippewas of the Thames First Nation
  • Oil Springs
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Newbury
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newbury
  • Aberfeldy
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Walkers
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkers
  • Cairo
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Cairo. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cairo
  • Rokeby
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rokeby came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rokeby
  • Newbury Station
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newbury Station came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newbury Station

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grays ...

Looking for more information about Grays? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Grays, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grays.

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Grays and then turned west". While Grays could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Grays as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Grays 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 . 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.
<2>Area code (226) is an overlay for area code (519).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.









 

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