Place:Gray Summit, Franklin, Missouri, United States

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NameGray Summit
Alt namesGrays Gapsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29009016
Grays Summitsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29009016
Point Labaddiesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29009016
Port Williamsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29009016
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates38.495°N 90.815°W
Located inFranklin, Missouri, United States
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Gray Summit is a census-designated place (CDP) in Franklin County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,701 at the 2010 census. Also called Gray's Summit, it was founded by Daniel Gray of New York who built a hotel here in 1845. This community was the highest point on the Missouri Pacific Railroad between St. Louis, Missouri and Kansas City, Missouri; a railroad tunnel runs underneath the community. It is located on Interstate 44 and is home to Purina Farms and the Shaw Nature Reserve.

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