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Greenwood, Indiana
(Johnson County)

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The location of Greenwood

Welcome to Greenwood ...

The city of Greenwood is located in Johnson County.

The location of Greenwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Greenwood has a population of 57,375 people<2> (see below for details).

Greenwood is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Greenwood lies within the (317) area code.

The ZIP codes for Greenwood: 46142-46143<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenwood had a population of 49,791 people (or 35.65% of the total population of Johnson County). This makes Greenwood the county's most populous community.

The population of Greenwood represents 0.77% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 49,791 people, the population of Greenwood increased 38.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 36,037 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Greenwood had an population of 57,375 people. This is an increase of 15.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 59.21% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Greenwood.

Communities near Greenwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Greenwood and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Avon   [Map]   17,568   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Bargersville   [Map]   7,457   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beech Grove   [Map]   14,795   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Franklin   [Map]   25,089   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Indianapolis   [Map]   863,002   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lawrence   [Map]   48,704   N   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Greenwood.

Communities Also Named Greenwood ...

While we believe that this Greenwood is located in Johnson County, we know of another 3 Indiana communities named Greenwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: LaGrange, Wayne and Wells County.

Beyond Indiana, 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), Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (2), 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greenwood. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greenwood. Our list includes 10 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Greenwood:

Websites for Greenwood ...

Official Website:

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Greenwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Greenwood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Indiana

About Johnson County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Greenwood:

The official website for Johnson County:

The official website for State of Indiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greenwood.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Greenwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Greenwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Greenwood includes: 46142 & 46143.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Greenwood) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Greenwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greenwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6092, Longitude: -86.1062     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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