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The population of Grayling is approximately 182 (2004), 194 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 63 (2000), 55 (2010).

The amount of land area in Grayling is 27.609 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.007 sq kilometers.
The distance from Grayling to Washington DC is 4141 miles. The distance to the Alaska state capital is 1015 miles. (as the crow flies)
Grayling is positioned 62.89 degrees north of the equator and 160.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Grayling per capita income is $7,049 (2000).
Grayling median income is $21,875 (2000).

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Grayling location: in the interior about 18 air miles north of Anvik. It is on the west bank of the Yukon River east of the Nulato Hills.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Grayling is continental with wide variations in temperature depending on the season. The temperature range is from -60 in the winter to 87 in the summer. The Yukon River is usually frozen over from November through May.
Grayling average annual precipitation is 21 inches per year.
Grayling average annual snowfall is 110 inches per year.
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Grayling history:

The area had about 75 residents, a store and a large wood yard around 1900. Spring flooding was frequent and low water in the river made the steamer trips from the fish camps difficult. The city was incorporated in 1969.
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The city is primarily Alaskan native with mostly Holikachuk and Ingalik Indians. Water is treated and sent throughout the community with most homes haveing modern plumbing and water supply. There is a school in Grayling attended by a small number of students. It is classified as an isolated village.

Access to Grayling is limited in the winter, but in the summer it may be reached by air, riverboat or barge. There are no roads connecting the city with other nearby communities. There is a gravel runway that is 2,315 feet long. In the summer, small boats are used to travel. In every other year, Grayling is a checkpoint on the annual Iditarod sled dog race.

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