Place:Grayson, Kentucky, United States

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Grayson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1810. As of 2000, the population was 24,053. Its county seat is Leitchfield. The county is named for William Grayson (1740-1790), a Revolutionary War colonel and a prominent Virginia political figure. It is a prohibition or dry county, though a bill was passed on March 23, 2010 to allow limited alcohol sales in restaurants.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1810 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1830 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1852 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1852 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1896 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1906 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1810 2,301
1820 4,055
1830 3,880
1840 4,461
1850 6,837
1860 7,982
1870 11,580
1880 15,784
1890 18,688
1900 19,878
1910 19,958
1920 19,927
1930 17,055
1940 17,562
1950 17,063
1960 15,834
1970 16,445
1980 20,854
1990 21,050

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External links

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