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Greenwood, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Greenwood.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Greenwood to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Greenwood to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Greenwood to:

  • Anniston [Map], which is the Seat of Calhoun County, lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Greenwood to Anniston, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 115 miles [185.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 585 miles [941.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 34 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,481 miles [10,430.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,188 miles [11,568 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,065 miles [8,151.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Greenwood ...

We have found 116 communities that share the name Greenwood.

Within Alabama, there are 5 communities which are also named Greenwood. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 111 communities in the United States and Canada - with 112 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Bullock County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Bullock County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Bullock County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Clarke County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 194 miles [312.2 km] to the Southwest

Etowah County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Etowah County   [Map]
Distance: About 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 88 miles [141.6 km] to the West Southwest

Macon County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Macon County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Macon County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Mohave County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Mohave County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,595 miles [2,566.9 km] to the West

Arkansas

Crawford County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 514 miles [827.2 km] to the West Northwest

Franklin County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 476 miles [766 km] to the West Northwest

Sebastian County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Sebastian County   [Map]
Distance: About 501 miles [806.3 km] to the West Northwest

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British Columbia

Our profile page for Greenwood   [Map]
Distance: About 1,983 miles [3,191.3 km] to the Northwest

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California

Colusa County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Colusa County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Colusa County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

El Dorado County

Our profile page for Greenwood, El Dorado County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,981 miles [3,188.1 km] to the West Northwest

Glenn County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Glenn County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,048 miles [3,295.9 km] to the West Northwest

Mendocino County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Mendocino County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Mendocino County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Sonoma County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Sonoma County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 2,066 miles [3,324.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Custer County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Custer County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,126 miles [1,812.1 km] to the West Northwest

Pueblo County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Pueblo County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Pueblo County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 649 miles [1,044.5 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Jackson County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 211 miles [339.6 km] to the South

Santa Rosa County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Santa Rosa County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Santa Rosa County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Georgia

Bulloch County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Bulloch County   [Map]
Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the East Southeast

Catoosa County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Catoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 73 miles [117.5 km] to the North Northeast

Henry County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 88 miles [141.6 km] to the East Southeast

Lanier County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Lanier County   [Map]
Distance: About 255 miles [410.4 km] to the Southeast

Mitchell County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Mitchell County   [Map]
Distance: About 201 miles [323.5 km] to the South Southeast

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Idaho

Jerome County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Jerome County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,646 miles [2,649 km] to the West Northwest

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Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Cook County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the North

McHenry County

Our profile page for Greenwood, McHenry County   [Map]
Distance: About 604 miles [972 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Johnson County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 394 miles [634.1 km] to the North

LaGrange County

Our profile page for Greenwood, LaGrange County   [Map]
Distance: About 527 miles [848.1 km] to the North

Wayne County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 408 miles [656.6 km] to the North

Wells County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Wells County   [Map]
Distance: About 478 miles [769.3 km] to the North

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Kansas

Brown County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Brown County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Brown County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Franklin County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Franklin County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Franklin County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Greenwood County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Greenwood County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Greenwood County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Washington County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Washington County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Washington County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the North

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 337 miles [542.3 km] to the North Northeast

McCreary County

Our profile page for Greenwood, McCreary County   [Map]
Distance: About 212 miles [341.2 km] to the North Northeast

Pendleton County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Pendleton County   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the North

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Pulaski County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Pulaski County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Warren County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 213 miles [342.8 km] to the North Northwest

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Louisiana

Caddo Parish

Our profile page for Greenwood, Caddo Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 495 miles [796.6 km] to the West

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Greenwood, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 398 miles [640.5 km] to the Southwest

Plaquemines Parish

Our profile page for Greenwood, Plaquemines Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 386 miles [621.2 km] to the Southwest

Saint Mary Parish

Our profile page for Greenwood, Saint Mary Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the Southwest

Terrebonne Parish

Our profile page for Greenwood, Terrebonne Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 431 miles [693.6 km] to the Southwest

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Maine

Knox County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Knox County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Knox County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Oxford County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Oxford County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,071 miles [1,723.6 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 621 miles [999.4 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 982 miles [1,580.4 km] to the Northeast

Worcester County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Worcester County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Worcester County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Michigan

Marquette County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Marquette County   [Map]
Distance: About 875 miles [1,408.2 km] to the North

Ogemaw County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Ogemaw County   [Map]
Distance: About 712 miles [1,145.9 km] to the North

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Minnesota

Hennepin County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Hennepin County   [Map]
Distance: About 869 miles [1,398.5 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Itawamba County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Itawamba County   [Map]
Distance: About 169 miles [272 km] to the West

Leflore County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Leflore County   [Map]
Distance: About 267 miles [429.7 km] to the West

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Missouri

Clay County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 615 miles [989.7 km] to the Northwest

Jackson County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 594 miles [956 km] to the Northwest

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Saint Louis County
Although located in Saint Louis County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Montana

Gallatin County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Gallatin County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,573 miles [2,531.5 km] to the Northwest

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Nebraska

Cass County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 768 miles [1,236 km] to the Northwest

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Greenwood   [Map]
Distance: About 1,301 miles [2,093.8 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Kings County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Kings County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Kings County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Steuben County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Steuben County   [Map]
Distance: About 711 miles [1,144.2 km] to the North Northeast

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North Carolina

Craven County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Craven County   [Map]
Distance: About 489 miles [787 km] to the East

Moore County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Moore County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Moore County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Orange County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 395 miles [635.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Greenwood   [Map]
Distance: About 1,333 miles [2,145.3 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Guernsey County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Guernsey County   [Map]
Distance: About 472 miles [759.6 km] to the North Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Hamilton County
This community is historic.
Although located in Hamilton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oklahoma

Pushmataha County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Pushmataha County   [Map]
Distance: About 572 miles [920.5 km] to the West

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Ontario

Our profile page for Greenwood   [Map]
Distance: About 773 miles [1,244 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Blair County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Blair County   [Map]
Distance: About 604 miles [972 km] to the Northeast

Bradford County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Bradford County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bradford County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Columbia County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 703 miles [1,131.4 km] to the Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Fayette County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Fayette County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Franklin County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 606 miles [975.3 km] to the Northeast

Lackawanna County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Lackawanna County   [Map]
Distance: About 744 miles [1,197.4 km] to the Northeast

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Rhode Island

Kent County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 937 miles [1,508 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Greenwood County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Greenwood County   [Map]
Distance: About 196 miles [315.4 km] to the East

Laurens County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Laurens County   [Map]
Distance: About 207 miles [333.1 km] to the East

Sumter County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 301 miles [484.4 km] to the East

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South Dakota

Charles Mix County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Charles Mix County   [Map]
Distance: About 929 miles [1,495.1 km] to the Northwest

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,193 miles [1,919.9 km] to the Northwest

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Tennessee

Blount County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 151 miles [243 km] to the Northeast

Dickson County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Dickson County   [Map]
Distance: About 185 miles [297.7 km] to the North Northwest

Jackson County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 169 miles [272 km] to the North

Macon County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Macon County   [Map]
Distance: About 179 miles [288.1 km] to the North

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 137 miles [220.5 km] to the North Northwest

Washington County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 240 miles [386.2 km] to the Northeast

White County

Our profile page for Greenwood, White County   [Map]
Distance: About 133 miles [214 km] to the North

Wilson County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 158 miles [254.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Texas

Hopkins County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Hopkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 563 miles [906.1 km] to the West

Midland County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Midland County   [Map]
Distance: About 953 miles [1,533.7 km] to the West

Parker County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Parker County   [Map]
Distance: About 712 miles [1,145.9 km] to the West

Red River County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Red River County   [Map]
Distance: About 539 miles [867.4 km] to the West

Wise County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Wise County   [Map]
Distance: About 684 miles [1,100.8 km] to the West

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Utah

Millard County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Millard County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,522 miles [2,449.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Albemarle County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Albemarle County   [Map]
Distance: About 475 miles [764.4 km] to the Northeast

Bath County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Bath County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 419 miles [674.3 km] to the Northeast

Henrico County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Henrico County   [Map]
Distance: About 522 miles [840.1 km] to the East Northeast

Norfolk City

Our profile page for Greenwood, Norfolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 563 miles [906.1 km] to the East Northeast

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 495 miles [796.6 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

Grays Harbor County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Grays Harbor County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,154 miles [3,466.5 km] to the Northwest

King County

Our profile page for Greenwood, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,118 miles [3,408.6 km] to the Northwest

Spokane County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Spokane County
This community is historic.
Although located in Spokane County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Stevens County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Stevens County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,944 miles [3,128.6 km] to the Northwest

Whatcom County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Whatcom County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,142 miles [3,447.2 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Boone County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Boone County   [Map]
Distance: About 350 miles [563.3 km] to the Northeast

Doddridge County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Doddridge County   [Map]
Distance: About 451 miles [725.8 km] to the North Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Fayette County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 374 miles [601.9 km] to the Northeast

Morgan County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 557 miles [896.4 km] to the Northeast

Ohio County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Ohio County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ohio County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Wisconsin

Clark County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 795 miles [1,279.4 km] to the North Northwest

Vernon County

Our profile page for Greenwood, Vernon County   [Map]
Distance: About 714 miles [1,149.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Greenwood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greenwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9190, Longitude: -85.5755     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Greenwood to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 312.964 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.521 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.717 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Greenwood, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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