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Gridley, Iowa
Gridley, Iowa is located in Iowa
Gridley, Iowa
Gridley, Iowa
Location in Iowa
Country United States
State Iowa
County Emmet
1,273 ft (388 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 712
GNIS feature ID 464037

Gridley is an unincorporated community in Emmet County, Iowa, United States.


Gridley was platted in 1899 by when the Chicago & Northwestern railroad was extended to that point. The railroad company named the town after Ashel Gridley, an Illinois banker. A post office was established in Gridley in 1900, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1910.

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