Grundy ,.I. A S. E. county of Tennessee, drained by Collins river; area, 300 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 3,250, of whom 137 were colored. It has a mountainous surface and a fertile soil. The chief productions in 1870 were 12,131 bushels of wheat, 73,373 of Indian corn, 11,242 of oats, 10,218 of potatoes, and 47 bales of cotton. Capita], Altamont. II. A N. E. county of Illinois, drained by Illinois river; area, 430 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 14,938. It is intersected by the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific, and the Chicago and Alton railroads, and by the Illinois and Michigan canal. The surface is generally level, and the soil is fertile. Timber is not abundant, but bituminous coal has been found. The chief productions in 1870 were 21,850 bushels of wheat, 295.971 of Indian corn, 269,332 of oats, 51,451 of potatoes, 438,309 lbs. of butter, and 37,116 tons of hay. There were 7,264 horses, 6,770 milch cows, 12.575 other cattle, 3,845 sheep, and 8,269 swine; 2 manufactories of agricultural implements, 4 of carriages and wagons, 3 of saddlery and harness, 2 flour mills, 1 tannery, 1 currying establishment, and 1 distillery.
Capital, Morris. III. A N. E. central county of Iowa, watered by branches of Red Cedar river; area, about 500 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 6,399. It consists chiefly of prairies; the soil is fertile. The chief productions in 1870 were G21,322 bushels of wheat, 345,717 of Indian corn, 201,733 of oats, 13,360 of barley, 38,995 of potatoes, 154.107 lbs. of butter, and 14.576 tons of hay. There were 3,667 horses, 2,881 milch cows, 2,995 other cattle, 2,972 sheep, and 4.111 swine. Capital, Grundy Centre. IV. A X. county of Missouri, drained by Weldon and other rivers, and consisting chiefly of fertile prairies; area. 462 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 10,567, of whom 115 were colored. The chief productions in 1870 were 63,242 bushels of wheat, 13,138 of rye. 427,818 of Indian corn, 18(i,lS4 of oats, 37.666 of potatoes, 123,251 lbs. of butter, 48,207 of wool, and 7,100 tons of hay. There were 5,241 horses, 4,137 milch cows, 8,853 other cattle, 18,896 sheep, and 19,110 swine. Capital, Trenton.