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Gray Court, South Carolina
Location of Gray Court, South Carolina
Location of Gray Court, South Carolina
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Laurens
Area
 • Total 1.83 sq mi (4.73 km2)
 • Land 1.82 sq mi (4.72 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
801 ft (244 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 795
 • Estimate 
(2019)
821
 • Density 450.11/sq mi (173.81/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
29645
Area code(s) 864
FIPS code 45-30355
GNIS feature ID 1245816

Gray Court is a town in Laurens County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 795 at the 2010 census. It is part of the GreenvilleMauldinEasley Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Gray Court was incorporated as a town in 1899.

The Gray Court-Owings School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.

Geography

Gray Court is located at 34°36′31″N 82°6′51″W / 34.60861°N 82.11417°W / 34.60861; -82.11417 (34.608563, -82.114189). The town lies between the cities of Fountain Inn and Laurens, South Carolina along highway 14 and 385. Its closest neighbor is the tiny village of Owings, which lies about one mile to the North.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 181
1910 284 56.9%
1920 318 12.0%
1930 360 13.2%
1940 401 11.4%
1950 479 19.5%
1960 473 −1.3%
1970 859 81.6%
1980 988 15.0%
1990 914 −7.5%
2000 1,021 11.7%
2010 795 −22.1%
2019 (est.) 821 3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Gray Court racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 284 37.22%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 309 40.5%
Native American 4 0.52%
Other/Mixed 37 4.85%
Hispanic or Latino 129 16.91%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 763 people, 322 households, and 185 families residing in the town.

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