Gray Hawk, Kentucky

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Gray Hawk
Unincorporated community
Gray Hawk is located in Kentucky
Gray Hawk
Gray Hawk
Gray Hawk is located in the US
Gray Hawk
Gray Hawk
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°23′42″N 83°56′25″W / 37.39500°N 83.94028°W / 37.39500; -83.94028Coordinates: 37°23′42″N 83°56′25″W / 37.39500°N 83.94028°W / 37.39500; -83.94028
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jackson
Elevation 1,273 ft (388 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 40434
GNIS feature ID [1]

Gray Hawk is an unincorporated community located in Jackson County, Kentucky, United States. A post office was established in the community in 1853.[2]

The origins of the name Gray Hawk remain unclear. It could have been named for the many grey hawks seen in the area, or its namesakes could be the original landholding Gray and Hawk families.[3]


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.[4]