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Time Zone: Grayson County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Independence is the Seat for Grayson County.

Grayson County was founded in 1793.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Grayson had a population of 15,793 people. This is a decrease of 11.85% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,917 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Grayson represented 0.25% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 57th most populous county (out of 134 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201015,533-13.31%-1.65% since 2009
200915,793-11.85%-1.31% since 2008
200816,003-10.68%-0.78% since 2007
200716,128-9.98% 
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200017,917The Last Census

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

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Below are some of the communities located in Grayson County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Grayson County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Independence   8819719.27% decrease  
Fries   54261411.73% decrease  
Troutdale   1791,23085.4% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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