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Grays Prairie, Texas

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The location of Grays Prairie

Welcome to Grays Prairie ...

The village of Grays Prairie is located in Kaufman County.

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

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<2> (see below for details).

Grays Prairie is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Grays Prairie and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grays Prairie. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 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 Prairie, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grays Prairie.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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>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 Grays Prairie.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grays Prairie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grays Prairie. The point we use 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).

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