Grayson County, Kentucky

Grayson County: County in Kentucky, United States


Grayson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,746 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 26,480 inhabitants. Its county seat is Leitchfield. The county was created 213 years ago in 1810.

Grayson County locator map
Location of Grayson County on Kentucky map.

Quick Facts about Grayson County

Population : 26,480 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Grayson County, Grayson County
Area : 1323 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.8%
Land as percent of area : 97.2%
Named for : William Grayson
Capital : Leitchfield
Establishment : January 01, 1810
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 22:43:05 (22nd September 2023)
Density : 20 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.77% (2010-2020)
Weather : 85℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Grayson County  Kentucky courthouse image
Grayson County Kentucky courthouse
Grayson County  Kentucky courthouse image


Grayson County is located at 37°27'39"N 86°20'38"W (37.4608200, -86.3438800). It has 5 neighbors: Hart County, Breckinridge County, Butler County, Edmonson County and Ohio County.

Grayson County map

The largest city of Grayson County is Leitchfield with a population of 6,819. Other cities include, Clarkson population 887, Caneyville population 603 and Concord population 31. See all Grayson County cities & populated places.

Grayson County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Grayson County.

City Name Population Title
Leitchfield 6,819 City in Grayson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Clarkson 887 Human settlement in Grayson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Caneyville 603 Human settlement in Grayson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Concord 31 City in Kentucky, United States


Grayson County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 85. East wind around 6 mph. more

Grayson County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Grayson County increased by 2.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,746 - census
2011 25,752 0.02% estimation process
2012 25,792 0.16% estimation process
2013 25,948 0.6% estimation process
2014 26,066 0.45% estimation process
2015 26,138 0.28% estimation process
2016 26,093 -0.17% estimation process
2017 26,286 0.73% estimation process
2018 26,293 0.03% estimation process
2019 26,427 0.51% estimation process
2020 26,480 0.2% estimation process

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People born in Grayson County (1)

American politician (1801-1866) William McDaniel was born in Grayson County

Other places with the same name (3)

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