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Grand Ridge

Jackson County

Year Founded: 1951Founded by: John Thomas Porter

History

John Thomas Porter of Pennsylvania, who originally settled at Grand Ridge, Illinois, in 1858, founded the town. In 1889, he moved here and founded the town, naming it for his old home.

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