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Gridley Township, McLean County, Illinois

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Gridley Township, McLean County, Illinois

Gridley Township
Location in McLean County
Location in McLean County
McLean County's location in Illinois
McLean County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County McLean
Established November 3, 1857
 • Total 54.5 sq mi (141 km2)
 • Land 54.48 sq mi (141.1 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.02%
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,913
 • Density 35.1/sq mi (13.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Gridley Township is located in McLean County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,913 and it contained 790 housing units.[1]


  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Gridley Township was named for Asahel Gridley, an Illinois state senator.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 54.5 square miles (141 km2), of which 54.48 square miles (141.1 km2) (or 99.96%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.02%) is water.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 145. 

External links

  • Illinois State Archives

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