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Gridley is an unincorporated community in Emmet County, Iowa, USA.

History

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.

Coordinates: 43°23′58″N 94°34′24″W / 43.39944°N 94.57333°W / 43.39944; -94.57333

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