Grayson County , Texas

County in Texas, United States

Grayson County, TX locator map
Location of Grayson County, TX on Texas map.


Grayson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 120,877 and a population density of 48 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 136,212 inhabitants. Its county seat is Sherman. The county was created 175 years ago in 1846.

The county has a total area of 979.16 square miles (2536 km2).

Grayson County map

Grayson County, TX Quick Facts

Population : 136,212 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas
Different from : Grayson County
Area : 2536 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.7%
Land as percent of area : 95.3%
Named for : Peter W. Grayson
Altitude : 850 feet / 259 meters
Capital : Sherman
Establishment : March 03, 1846
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 09:25:40 (14th April 2021)
Density : 54 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 11.26% (2010-2019)

Grayson County, TX has 7 neighbors .

  • Sherman

Year Population Method
2010 120,877 census
2011 121,430 estimation process
2012 121,854 estimation process
2013 122,362 estimation process
2014 123,599 estimation process
2015 125,628 estimation process
2016 128,291 estimation process
2017 131,152 estimation process
2018 133,787 estimation process
2019 136,212 estimation process

The population of Grayson County increased by 11.26% in 9 years.

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People born in Grayson County, TX (6)

Many people were born here, including actor and singer Gene Autry, politician Lucian W. Parrish, gambling icon Benny Binion, you can see a list of people who born in Grayson County, TX.

Grayson County, TX Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Grayson County, TX.

City Name Population Title
Sherman 44,002 City in Texas, USA
Denison 25,529 City in Texas, United States
Van Alstyne 4,378 City in Texas, USA
Whitesboro 4,120 City in Grayson County, Texas, United States
Howe 3,346 Town of the United States
Pottsboro 2,489 Town of the United States
Collinsville 1,959 Town in Texas
Whitewright 1,721 Town in Grayson and Finn counties in Texas, United States
Gunter 1,675 City in Wood County, Texas, United States of America
Bells 1,515 Town in Texas, United States
Southmayd 1,137 City
Tom Bean 1,081 City
Tioga 1,051 Town of the United States
Knollwood 489 Village in the United States
Sadler 383 City
Dorchester 94 City in Texas

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