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County History
old county courthouse
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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Website Updates

Nov 2014 :
Brown and Minatree obits, Postoffices in 1850

Dec 2012

May 2012
Thomas Baugus Obituary

Mar 2012
Freel A. Testerman Obituary

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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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