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Time Zone: Greene County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Jefferson is the Seat for Greene County.

Greene County was founded January 15, 1851 and was created by taking area from DallasCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Greene had a population of 9,251 people. This is a decrease of 10.76% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,366 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Greene represented 0.35% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 79th most populous county (out of 99 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20109,336-9.94%+0.92% since 2009
20099,251-10.76%-1.05% since 2008
20089,349-9.81%-1.56% since 2007
200010,366The Last Census

More information can be found on the Greene County Census Page for Greene County.


Below are some of the communities located in Greene County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Greene County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Jefferson   4,1174,62611% decrease  
Grand Junction   84696412.24% decrease  
Scranton   51160415.4% decrease  
Churdan   35941814.11% decrease  
Rippey   27531913.79% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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