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Grayson County, Virginia

129 Davis St PO Box 130
Independence, VA 24348
Phone: (276) 773-2231
Fax: (276) 773-3338
www.ls.net/~grayson/index.html

On the southwestern border of VA, east of Bristol, TN; organized Nov 7, 1792 from Wythe County. Name Origin: For Col. William Grayson (1736/40-90), an officer in the Revolutionary War, member of the Continental Congress (1785-87), and U.S. senator from VA (1789-90)

Area (sq mi):: 445.90 (land 442.64; water 3.26) Population per square mile: 37.00
Population 2005: 16,366 State rank: 89 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.70%; 1990-2000 10.10% Population 2000: 17,917 (White 90.90%; Black or African American 6.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,768; median household $28,676; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,768-$20,136
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -5.70% Median travel time to work: 29.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 68.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Grayson County, Kentucky

10 Public Sq
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Phone: (270) 259-3201
Fax: (270) 259-9264
www.graysoncountychamber.com

In west-central KY, north of Bowling Green; organized Jan 25, 1810 from Hardin and Ohio counties. Name Origin: For Col. Robert Grayson, aide to George Washington (1732-99)

Area (sq mi):: 510.85 (land 503.68; water 7.17) Population per square mile: 50.00
Population 2005: 25,189 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 4.70%; 1990-2000 14.30% Population 2000: 24,053 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,759; median household $27,639; Population below poverty level: 18.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,583-$19,379
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 27.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Grayson County, Texas

100 W Houston St
Sherman, TX 75090
Phone: (903) 813-4207
Fax: (903) 868-9691
www.co.grayson.tx.us

On the northeastern border of TX, north of Dallas; organized Mar 17, 1846 from Fannin County. Name Origin: For Peter William Grayson (1788-1838), Republic of TX attorney general (1836) who was nominated for presidency of the Republic of Sam Houston (1793-1863), first president of the Republic of TX

Area (sq mi):: 979.19 (land 933.51; water 45.68) Population per square mile: 125.20
Population 2005: 116,834 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 5.60%; 1990-2000 16.40% Population 2000: 110,595 (White 84.00%; Black or African American 5.90%; Hispanic or Latino 6.80%; Asian 0.60%; Other 6.30%). Foreign born: 3.90%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,862; median household $37,178; Population below poverty level: 11.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,046-$23,424
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sherman County seat (36,578)
  • Denison (23,379)

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    Bower was convicted of murdering four men in an aircraft hangar in Grayson County, Texas in 1983.
    8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Realty Capital, LLC, a leading Texas-based Commercial Mortgage Intermediary and Non-Bank Lender specializing in debt and equity transactions, has closed a $6,125,000 loan to refinance the SS Partners Portfolio of Multifamily Properties located in Grayson County, Texas.
    Station KXII out of Grayson County, Texas, reported on January 15 of a shooting at Stinky's Scrap Metal in Sherman, Texas.
    Payson owns or controls approximately 800 net acres in the North Perrin Air Force Base Field, a mature and highly productive field located approximately three miles northwest of Sherman, Grayson County, Texas (the "North Perrin Field").
    5% working interest in the Haun prospect, which encompasses 4,500 acres in Grayson County, Texas.
    Located in Grayson County, Texas, Cottonwood is strategically situated north of Dallas, between Route 75 to the east and Route 289 to the west, in the north Dallas growth corridor.
    Denison is located in Grayson County, Texas which is approximately 70 miles north of Dallas.
    The Sherman Extension traverses from an interconnect with a major pipeline segment of Enterprise's Texas intrastate system in Erath County, Texas to Grayson County, Texas, where it will connect to the Gulf Crossing interstate pipeline.
    Investments directed by Dorfman included significant non-operating working interest in the Big Indian Field located in Grayson County, Texas.
    Saxon also committed to a ten percent (10%) working interest in the East Sherman Prospect, a re-entry and deepening to the Ordovician-age Oil Creek Sandstone in Grayson County, Texas with KEPCO.
    The company is headquartered in Grayson County, Texas and employs 417 people worldwide.