Grundy County

Thank you for your interest in Grundy County! Established in 1841, Grundy County is situated just 80 miles southwest of Chicago
along Interstates 80 and 55. More than 50,000 people call Grundy County “home”.

Grundy County measures approximately 430 square miles and is one of Illinois’ most important, commercial and agricultural counties.
The Illinois River along with other streams gives Grundy County about 45 miles of waterways. Additionally, the Illinois
and Michigan canal flows through the county seat of Morris, adjacent to the Illinois River.

The Grundy County Courthouse is in Downtown Morris and serves as a beautiful and dominant landmark in the area. The county’s primary offices, which serve as the center of Grundy County Government, are located at the Grundy County Courthouse at 111 E. Washington Street, Morris, IL 60450.  The Courthouse houses all of Grundy County’s judicial offices; State’s Attorney, Circuit Clerk and the Judges offices and three courtrooms.  It is also home to the County Clerk and Recorder’s office, the Treasurer’s office and the Assessor’s office.

The Sheriff’s Office is located on Illinois Street behind the Courthouse.

The Grundy County Administration Building is located at 1320 Union Street , Morris, IL.  It is home to the Administration offices, the Land Use department, the Coroner’s office, the Regional Office of Education, the Emergency Management offices, and the Health Department.   The county board meetings and the majority of the county’s committee meetings take place at the administration building.