About 66.4 miles from Athens and 71.1 miles from Atlanta, the city of Gray can be found located in Georgia's Jones County in the United States. It is part of the Macon Metropolitan Statistical Area.
With a population of 2,109, the city is composed of people with varied backgrounds: 57.54% White, 40.20% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.83% Asian, 0.61% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Latino or Hispanic of any race were 0.94% of the population.
The city was incorporated in August 22, 1911.
The place was first named James, in honour of U.
S. Congressman James Henderson. Later the name was changed to honour James Madison Gray, a financier of the Confederacy during the Civil War.
The city of Gray hosts the Jones County courthouse which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
In Gray, there is a business of various antiques in the town's oldest house that allows visitors to see the corner fireplaces and original light fixtures of that time.
The warmest month in Gray is July while the coldest is January. But the variation of temperatures between day and night tend to be normal during summer and even in winter.
The annual average precipitation in Gray is 47.69 Inches. The wettest month is March, with average rainfall of 5.41 Inches.
Not one housing unit is located in urbanised areas or urban clusters, and 717 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership in Gray is about 76.8%. Gray's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.9%. Average household size is 2.49 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Gray were built after 1968.