Grayson County, Virginia
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Grayson County History

County Courthouse

Grayson County was founded in 1793 from a part of Wythe County. 
It was named after William Grayson, a delegate to the Continental Congress (1784-1787) and a U S Senator for Virginia.

Mount Rogers, the state's highest peak at 5,729 feet, is in Grayson County.

Fries - Independence (county seat) - Troutdale

Baywood - Elk Creek - Mouth of Wilson - Rugby

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Grayson County Data


Birth Records

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Slavery Records

Wills/Probate Records


Website Updates:
Sep 2015:  obits for CLARK, SEXTON, FULTON, PORTER, BOYER, PHIPPS, DICKENSON, HASH;  Community news re:  WEAVER





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Surrounding Counties
* Johnson County, Tennessee (southwest)
Washington County (west)
Smyth County (northwest)
Wythe County (northeast)
Ashe County, North Carolina (south)
Alleghany County, North Carolina (south)
Surry County, North Carolina (southeast)
Carroll County (east)
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