Place:Grundy, Illinois, United States

NameGrundy
Alt namesGrundysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates41.283°N 88.417°W
Located inIllinois, United States     (1841 - )
See alsoLa Salle, Illinois, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Grundy County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 50,063, which is an increase of 33.4% from 37,535 in 2000. Its county seat is Morris. The center of population of Illinois is located in Grundy County, just northeast of the Village of Mazon. This county is part of the Chicago metropolitan area. Illinois' State Fossil, the unique and bizarre Tully Monster was first found in Mazon Creek. Grundy County Speedway is located in Morris.

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History

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Grundy County was established on February 17, 1841. It was formed out of LaSalle County and named for Felix Grundy.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1832 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1876 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 3,023
1860 10,379
1870 14,938
1880 16,732
1890 21,024
1900 24,136
1910 24,162
1920 18,580
1930 18,678
1940 18,398
1950 19,217
1960 22,350
1970 26,535
1980 30,582
1990 32,337

Research Tips

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