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Grundy County is a county located in the state of Missouri. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 10,261. Its county seat is Trenton. The county was organized January 2, 1841, from part of Livingston County, Missouri and named after US Attorney General Felix Grundy
Named for Felix Grundy, Tennessee senator and United States attorney general.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
In the year 1839, the legislature passed a bill defining the limits of Grundy County. The name given it was in honor of the distinguished statesman and United States Senator, from Tennessee, the Honorable Felix Grundy. The bill passed November 12, 1839. It was not organized into a county proper until January 2, 1841. (Gannett, p. 145; RECORD OF CHARITON COUNTY, p. 15; Eaton, p. 170; HIST. GRUNDY, pp. 174-5)
Source: Adams, Orvyl Guy. "Place Names In The North Central Counties Of Missouri." M.A. thesis., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1928.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 438 square miles (1,130 km2), of which 435 square miles (1,130 km2) is
land and 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2) (0.6%) is water.
Bordering counties are as follows:
Grundy County R-V School District - Galt
Laredo R-I School District - Laredo
Pleasant View R-VI School District - Trenton
Spickard R-II School District - Spickard
Trenton R-IX School District - Trenton
Pleasant Hill School - Jamesport (02-09) - Amish