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Grayson, Ky

Carter County, the 88th erected in the state, was formed on April 10, 1838 from Greenup and Lawrence counties. It is located in the Eastern Coal Field region of the state.
This region covers the eastern end of the state, stretching from the Appalachian Mountains westward across
the Cumberland Plateau to the Pottsville Escarpment. The elevation in the county ranges from 542 to 1300 feet above sea level.

Carter County was named for Colonel William Grayson Carter,
who was a State Senator in the Kentucky legislature when the county was formed.
The county seat, Grayson, was named for his uncle, Colonel Robert Grayson.

Carter County History

Carter County consists of the following cities
Grayson     Olive Hill        Williard    Lawton
Hitchins      Denton           Carter      Webbville

Neighboring Counties

Northeast: Greenup County

East: Boyd County

Southeast: Lawrence County

South: Elliott County

Southwest: Rowan County

Northwest: Lewis County

Grayson, Ky (Carter County) rests in between three of Kentucky's most awe-inspiring state parks.
Grayson Lake State Park
Carter Caves Resort Park
Greenbo Lake State Park
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Historical Places

Ashland Coal and Iron Railroad Office, Ashland
Ashland Coal and Iron Railroad Store, Ashland
Ashland Commercial Historic District, Ashland
Bagby, Alexander, House, Ashland
Bath Avenue Historic District, Ashland
Crump and Field Grocery Company, Ashland
Culbertson House, Ashland
Felty, Nando, Saloon, Ashland
Fields, Timothy, House, Ashland
First Christian Church of Ashland, Ashland
First Presbyterian Church, Ashland
Henry Clay Hotel, Ashland
Hilton, Martin, House, Ashland
Indian Mounds in Central Park, Ashland
Paramount Theatre, Ashland
Rogers, Lon, House, Ashland
Savageot, Jacob, House and Saloon, Ashland
St. James AME Church, Ashland
US Post Office--Ashland, Ashland

Ky Genealogy
Genealogy is the study and tracing of family history or pedigree.

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