On Nov. 13 1892, Grand was established as county seat of Day County, Oklahoma Ter. This was County 'E' when organizers at the opening of Cheyenne and Arapaho lands April 19, 1892 Day County and county seat were abolished at statehood in 1907. Many citizens of Grand became noted as leaders in the new state of Oklahoma.
Only a few homes remain.
Was at one time the county seat for Day County prior to statehood. The county seat was later moved to Grand. After statehood Day County was reorganized and the name changed to Ellis. Today nothing remains of Ioland.
Ghost Towns For Ellis County