Grays Prairie is an unincorporated community in Kaufman County, Texas, United States. It is located about 45 miles southeast of Dallas and 9 miles northeast of Kaufman, the county seat.
The community was named after a nearby prairie that was covered in gray grass. It was settled in the mid-19th century and grew slowly over time. Today, it is a small community with a population of only a few hundred people.
Despite its small size, Grays Prairie has a rich history and is home to several historic sites. The Grays Prairie Cemetery, established in the 1850s, is the final resting place of many early settlers and their descendants. The nearby Grays Prairie Baptist Church, built in 1900, still holds services to this day.
Grays Prairie is also known for its agriculture. The surrounding area is home to many farms and ranches that produce crops such as cotton, corn, and wheat, as well as livestock like cattle and horses.
Overall, Grays Prairie is a quiet, rural community that offers a peaceful way of life away from the hustle and bustle of the city.