Gray Real Estate
Gray homes for sale are located in a suburban neighborhood of Johnson City, Tennessee. Outside the intersection of Interstates 81 and 26, Gray was originally known as Gray Station. This was due to the town being mainly a railway depot. The area was mainly farmland until the 1990s when many began to choose this town to live in due to the proximity to Johnson City. It provides a suburban area that is near all the amenities, but retained the small town atmosphere that is highly desirable today. The town has continued to grow providing residents of Gray real estate with a diverse choice of homes.
Many of the homes are single-family homes and mobile homes. They range in size from small to medium sized homes and the area has a mixture of owner-occupied homes and renters. Many residences are established homes, having been built between 1970 and 1994. There are many that were built between 1940 and 1969.
As part of the Johnson City Metropolitan Statistical Area, the residents of Gray real estate have many options for recreation, entertainment and jobs. In addition, it is chosen by many families with children. The neighborhood ranks high in safety and it is rated among the top 5% of college-friendly places to live in the state. The Washington School District serves residents of the town. There are 16 schools within this district with an enrollment of 9,209 students.
Gray is the site of the Appalachian Fair each year during the last full week of August. Residents and visitors can enjoy dog shows, a demolition derby, motorcycle shows, gun shows, country music performances, rides, a carnival and many activities. The Gray Fossil Site is also located in Gray and provides visitors with a look at the past. This is a Miocene site that is 4.5 to 7 million years old and contains the fossilized remains of plants and animals. The ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum and Visitors Center at the Gray Fossil Sites welcomes many visitors each year.
With above average ratings for schools, the tranquil setting within the hills of Tennessee and the proximity to several cities, Gray real estate is an attractive option for many. From retirees to families with children and young professionals, this census-designated area provides something for everyone.