Grayson County


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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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