Grundy County Background Information
The state of Missouri is home to 115 counties, including Grundy County. Trenton is the current seat in Grundy County. The population sat at 9,808 in 2020 in Grundy County.
It was organized in 1841.
It was named after U.S. Attorney General Felix Grundy. He was a congressman and senator from Tennessee and served as the 13th Attorney General of the United States.
Grundy County Arrest Records
In Grundy County, arrest records are kept on every single crime. Crimes are split into two main groups in Grundy County. These two sections are property crime and violent crime. The three main property crime sections are larceny, vehicle theft, and burglary. Violent crimes can include murder, aggravated assault, forcible rape, and robbery. There were 6 violent and 10 property crimes in Grundy County in 2021.
Grundy County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff: Rodney Herring
610 Main St
Trenton, MO 64683
Phone: (660) 359-2828
Grundy County Criminal Documents
In Grundy County, criminal records are repeatedly updated and this includes jail and inmate records. Grundy County is required to keep an up to date register of all sex offenders. This includes any person living, working, at school, or incarcerated in Grundy County. This register is kept in the public domain in Grundy County.
As a result of this, each and every resident in Grundy County has the ability to search for nearby sex offenders if they please. In Grundy County, the sex offender register also includes those who are non-compliants.
Grundy County Court Records
Court records in Grundy County are maintained by the county courthouse. To obtain a court record in Grundy County, a person may visit:
Grundy County Courthouse
700 Main St
Trenton, MO 64683
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CST
Phone: (660) 359-4040
Fax: (660) 359-6604
In Missouri, the Court of Appeals oversees any lower court case in which one party contests a decision made. There are 115 superior or trial courts across Missouri, including Grundy County.
NOTE - Court records are delivered one of three ways in Grundy County. The three ways are: fax, email, or mail. On the flip side, official documents may only be presented via mail in Grundy County.
Grundy County Public Documents
Vital records are kept on every single inhabitant of both Missouri state and Grundy County. In fact, some vital records are accumulated by Grundy County authorities. These vital records can include birth certificates, marriage certificates, divorce decrees, marriage licenses, death certificates, divorce certificates, and much more.
Marriage records are obtained by the county clerk in Grundy County. These records are sent to the Missouri Office of Vital Statistics. Birth and death records have also been amassed by the Grundy County office in the past. All Grundy County records are sent to the central registry, along with records from all 114 other counties. Not only does this keep everything safe and in one place, but they can also then all be used to compare and contrast in statistical analysis.
The Missouri Public Records Law, passed in 1961, means that all Grundy County residents can access and copy all public vital records. It allows all inhabitants of Grundy County to access public records held by the state and local government. The last amendment to the law came in 2006. In Grundy County, to purchase a public record, locals may visit at:
Grundy County Clerk: Betty Spickard.
700 Main St, Ste 7
Trenton, MO 64683
Phone: (660) 359-4040 ext. 4
Fax: (660) 359-6786
NOTE - In Grundy County, records are only given to those who follow the rules. The opening hours for the Grundy County office is 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CST on Monday to Friday. In order to be granted a copy of a record, a person must also be able to show some form of photo identification. Examples of an acceptable form of photo ID include a driver’s license or state ID. In order to be granted, all record requests must be put in writing in Grundy County.