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Gray Hawk, Kentucky
Gray Hawk, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Gray Hawk, Kentucky
Gray Hawk, Kentucky
Location in Kentucky
Gray Hawk, Kentucky is located in the United States
Gray Hawk, Kentucky
Gray Hawk, Kentucky
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jackson
1,273 ft (388 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EST)
ZIP codes

Gray Hawk is an unincorporated community located in Jackson County, Kentucky, United States. The community is located on US Route 421. The community has a gas station and a restaurant. Off of US 421, there is the Gray Hawk Community Park, which is adjacent to McCammon Branch Falls. In the community are two waterfalls, McCammon Branch Falls and Flat Lick Falls.

Flat Lick Falls
Flat Lick Falls, located in the community

A post office was established in the community in 1853 and remains open to this day. The origins of the name Gray Hawk remain unclear. It could have been named for the many gray colored hawks seen in the area, or its namesakes could be the original landholding Gray and Hawk families.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Gray Hawk has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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