By browsing RoadsideThoughts, you acknowledge our use of cookies. Please refer to our Privacy page for details.

A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Grays Prairie, Texas

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other TX

The location of Grays Prairie

Click for Interactive Map
(GPS coordinates provided by the GNIS)
Click here for an interactive map for
Grays Prairie
and the surrounding area.
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
The Commemorative Quarter for Texas

Welcome to Grays Prairie ...

The village of Grays Prairie is located in Kaufman County.

A typical abbreviation for Grays Prairie: Grays Pr.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Grays Prairie for more information about variations on the name of Grays Prairie.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Grays Prairie has a population of 347 people<1> (see below for details).

Grays Prairie is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grays Prairie had a population of 337 people. This makes Grays Prairie the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 337 people, the population of Grays Prairie increased 13.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 296 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Grays Prairie had an population of 347 people. This is an increase of 2.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.23% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Grays Prairie.

Communities near Grays Prairie ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Grays Prairie and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017
Crandall   [Map]   3,624   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ennis   [Map]   19,261   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ferris   [Map]   2,622   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Forney   [Map]   20,336   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gun Barrel City   [Map]   6,102   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kaufman   [Map]   7,322   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Grays Prairie.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grays Prairie. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grays Prairie. 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 Grays Prairie.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Grays Prairie:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grays Prairie ...

Looking for more information about Grays Prairie? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Grays Prairie? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Grays Prairie. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About Kaufman County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kaufman County:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grays Prairie.

- Return to Citation

<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grays Prairie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Grays Prairie. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grays Prairie) 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 Grays Prairie. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grays Prairie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grays Prairie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4726, Longitude: -96.3507     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grays Prairie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

- Return to Citation

For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Grays Prairie.


Tidbits &
Other   TX

Sitemap Privacy
of Use


Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 16 Jul 2018
By John Hall