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Grundy County, Illinois Facts

Grundy County

When was Grundy County, IL Created?
Grundy County was established on February 17, 1841.

What is the County Seat of Grundy County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Morris (previously called Grundytown, then Grundyville) also, the county government website is www.grundyco.org .

What counties are adjacent to Grundy County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  Kendall County, Will County, Kankakee County, Livingston County, LaSalle County


Grundy County, IL Vital Records

Where can find Grundy County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Grundy County vital records can be found at the Illinois Department of Public Health has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Illinois for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Grundy County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Illinois Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDivorce CertificateDeath Certificate Applications to mail.


Grundy County, IL Census Records

What Grundy County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Grundy County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Grundy Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Grundy Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Grundy Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Illinois Census Records Research Guide


Grundy County, IL Courthouse and Government Records


Grundy County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Grundy County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Grundy County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Illinois courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Illinois residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Grundy County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Illinois Corthouse Records Research Guide.


Grundy County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Grundy County, IL?
A list of Grundy County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Grundy County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Grundy County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Grundy County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a cost. This is simply a collection that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.

Grundy Co. IL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Grundy Co. IL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Grundy Co. IL Cemeteries & Church Records

Grundy Co. IL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Grundy Co. IL General and History Websites

Grundy Co. IL Military Records

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