Grayson County, Virginia

Grayson County: County in Virginia, United States


Grayson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,533 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 15,493 inhabitants. Its county seat is Independence. The county was created 230 years ago in 1792.

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

Quick Facts about Grayson County

Population : 15,493 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Grayson County, Grayson County
Area : 1155 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : William Grayson
Capital : Independence
Establishment : January 01, 1793
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:41:22 (28th September 2023)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.26% (2010-2020)
Weather : 55℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather
GraysonCoVaCourthouse image
GraysonCoVaCourthouse image


Grayson County is located at 36°39'24"N 81°13'30"W (36.6565900, -81.2250500). It has 9 neighbors: Alleghany County, Ashe County, Surry County, Johnson County, Carroll County, Galax, Smyth County, Washington County and Wythe County.

Grayson County map

Grayson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Independence 887 Town in Grayson County, Virginia, United States.
Fries 444 Town of the United States


Grayson County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 50%. more

Grayson County has 9 neighbours.

  • Independence


According to census records, the population of Grayson County decreased by 0.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,533 - census
2011 15,366 -1.09% estimation process
2012 15,143 -1.47% estimation process
2013 15,128 -0.1% estimation process
2014 15,922 4.99% estimation process
2015 15,959 0.23% estimation process
2016 15,867 -0.58% estimation process
2017 15,697 -1.08% estimation process
2018 15,635 -0.4% estimation process
2019 15,550 -0.55% estimation process
2020 15,493 -0.37% estimation process

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People born in Grayson County (6)

People born in Grayson County, including musician Emmett Lundy, politician Stephen Friel Nuckolls, singer-songwriter Estil C. Ball, .


  • Kilby Snow (American musician) he was born in 28/05/1905
  • John M. Parsons he was born in 21/09/1866
  • Jonathan Hamilton Baker (Texas settler (1832-1918)) he was born in 13/07/1832

Other places with the same name (3)

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