Grundy County

Located just 45 minutes outside of Chicago, Grundy County was the third fastest growing county in Illinois according to the 2010 Census. With a strong and diverse industrial base comprised of manufacturing, logistics, and energy producers, Grundy County is poised to be an increasingly vibrant participant in the growth of the Chicago metropolitan regional economy, while maintaining small-town advantages in a community and quality of life.


Grundy County is comprised of seventeen diversified communities representing a mix of growing urban areas and rural agricultural centers. To learn more about a specific municipality, please follow the links below.

The GEDC and the Grundy County Chamber are seeking proposals for an Economic Diversification and Resiliency Plan for Grundy County. To learn more and to view the full RFP, click here. Submissions accepted via email until February 9, 2024 at 4 PM.