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Welcome to Grays River ...

Grays River is located in Wahkiakum County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Grays River: Grays Riv.

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

Grays River is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Grays River lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Grays River: (360)

The ZIP code for Grays River: 98621<3>

Communities near Grays River ...

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

  • Astoria [Clatsop County]
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    • Astoria [Clatsop County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Grays River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Astoria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Astoria<5>
  • Warrenton [Clatsop County]
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    • Warrenton [Clatsop County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Grays River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,739 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrenton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrenton<5>
  • Hammond [Clatsop County]
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    • Hammond [Clatsop County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Grays River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hammond have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hammond<5>
  • Cathlamet [Wahkiakum County]
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    • Cathlamet [Wahkiakum County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Grays River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cathlamet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cathlamet<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookfield [Wahkiakum County]
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      • Brookfield [Wahkiakum County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Grays River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
    • Dahlia [Wahkiakum County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dahlia
      • Dahlia [Wahkiakum County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Grays River
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    • Naselle [Pacific County]
    • Skamokawa [Wahkiakum County]
    • Brownsmead [Clatsop County]
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      • Brownsmead [Clatsop County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Grays River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownsmead
    • Clifton [Clatsop County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Clatsop County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Grays River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grays River. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grays River.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grays River. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Grays River.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grays River. See our Newspapers Page for Grays River.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grays River ...

Looking for more information about Grays River? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Grays River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Grays River.

Adding Grays River to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Grays River in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Grays River was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Grays River on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Grays River on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Wahkiakum, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grays River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Grays River). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grays River or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grays River) 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 River. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grays RiverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grays River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3560, Longitude: -123.6089    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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