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Welcome to Greenwood ...

Greenwood is located in Henry County<1>.

The location of Greenwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Greenwood is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Greenwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area Codes for Greenwood: (470)<4>, (678) and (770)

Websites for Greenwood ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.henrycounty.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Greenwood, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Greenwood ...

While we believe that this Greenwood is located in Henry County, we know of another 4 Georgia communities named Greenwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bulloch, Catoosa, Lanier and Mitchell County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 120 communities that are also named Greenwood - they are located in Alabama (6), Arizona, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California (5), Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (4), Kansas (4), Kentucky (6), Louisiana (5), Maine (2), Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (6), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), South Dakota (2), Tennessee (8), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (5), Washington (5), West Virginia (5) and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greenwood.

Communities near Greenwood ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Greenwood.

  • Stockbridge [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockbridge
    • Stockbridge [Henry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Greenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,125 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockbridge<6>
  • Stockbridge North [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockbridge North
    • Stockbridge North [Henry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Greenwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,904 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge North have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge North
  • McDonough [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McDonough
    • McDonough [Henry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the north of Greenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,582 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McDonough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonough
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McDonough<6>
  • Griffin [Spalding County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffin
    • Griffin [Spalding County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Greenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Griffin<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Forest Park [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Park
      • Forest Park [Clayton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Greenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,871 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Park<6>
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
      • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Greenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,328 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
    • Windermere Woods [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windermere Woods
      • Windermere Woods [Clayton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Greenwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,937 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windermere Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windermere Woods
    • Riverdale Acres [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverdale Acres
      • Riverdale Acres [Clayton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Greenwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverdale Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverdale Acres
    • Riverdale [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverdale
      • Riverdale [Clayton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Greenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,516 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverdale<6>
    • Locust Grove [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Grove
      • Locust Grove [Henry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Greenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,091 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Locust Grove<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greenwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Greenwood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greenwood. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Greenwood.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greenwood. See our Newspapers Page for Greenwood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenwood ...

Looking for more information about Greenwood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Greenwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Greenwood.

Adding Greenwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Greenwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Greenwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Greenwood on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Greenwood on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Greenwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Henry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Greenwood, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Greenwood) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3929, Longitude: -84.1688       In this case, the coordinates for Greenwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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