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Grinnell, Iowa
Population: 9,218

“Grinnell was founded as a “Yankee” settlement, that is to say it was founded and originally settled by settlers from New England (as well as those from upstate New York whose parents and grandparents had come to that region from New England) who were descended from the English Puritans who settled New England in the 1600s. Grinnell was founded in 1854 by Josiah B. Grinnell a Congregationalist from Vermont. The city was originally slated to be named “Stella,” but J.B. Grinnell convinced other members of the c

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