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Welcome to Grayden ...

Grayden is located in Fayette County<1>.

The location of Grayden has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Grayden is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Grayden: (304) & (681)<4>

Adding Grayden to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Grayden elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Communities near Grayden ...

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

  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
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    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Grayden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<6>
  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summersville
    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Grayden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<6>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Grayden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,720 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainelle
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Grayden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Montgomery [Fayette County]
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      • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Grayden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,508 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<6>
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ansted
      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Grayden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<6>
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Grayden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<6>
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Grayden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<6>
    • Pratt [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pratt
      • Pratt [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Grayden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pratt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pratt
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gauley Bridge
      • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Grayden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gauley Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<6>

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 Grayden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grayden.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grayden. 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 Grayden.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grayden ...

Looking for more information about Grayden? 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 Grayden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grayden.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Fayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grayden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grayden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grayden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0921, Longitude: -81.0562       In this case, the coordinates for Grayden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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