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Time Zone: Grundy County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Altamont is the Seat for Grundy County.

Grundy County was founded in 1844. Grundy was created by taking area from Coffee, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Grundy had a population of 14,130 people. This is a decrease of 1.41% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,332 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Grundy represented 0.25% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 78th most populous county (out of 95 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201013,703-4.39%-3.02% since 2009
200914,130-1.41%-0.79% since 2008
200814,243-0.62%-0.48% since 2007
200014,332The Last Census

More information can be found on the Grundy County Census Page for Grundy County.


Below are some of the communities located in Grundy County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Grundy County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Gruetli-Laager   1,8431,8671.29% decrease  
Tracy City   1,6131,6793.93% decrease  
Altamont   1,1301,1360.53% decrease  
Coalmont   9419480.74% decrease  
Palmer   7007263.58% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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