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Grayson is a city in Carter County, in the Huntington-Ashland metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community is believed named for Col. William Grayson, aide to Gen. George Washington
The latitude of Grayson is 38.332N. The longitude is -82.948W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,980.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Grayson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carter County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Huntington-Ashland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 41143 ZIP code.
16% of Grayson residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grayson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grayson was $11,879, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Grayson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Grayson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $499.
Carter County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grayson political report.
The average commute time for Grayson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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