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Welcome to Greensburg ...

The city of Greensburg is located in Green County and is the County Seat for Green County.

When the people of Greensburg refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Greensburger<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Greensburg has a population of 2,108 people<2> (see below for details).

Greensburg is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Greensburg (for example, toward Liberty), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Greensburg is located in the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Greensburg: 42743<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Greensburg had a population of 2,163 people (or 19.21% of the total population of Green County). This makes Greensburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Greensburg represents 0.05% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 142nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,163 people, the population of Greensburg decreased 9.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,396 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Greensburg had an population of 2,108 people. This is a decrease of 2.54% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.02% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Greensburg ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Bengal   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Campbellsville   [Map]   11,415   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Coburg   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Columbia   [Map]   4,881   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kellyville   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kemp   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Greensburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Greensburg - they are located in Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio (4), Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greensburg. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greensburg. 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 Greensburg. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

Websites for Greensburg ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greensburg ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Greensburg refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Greensburg may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Greensburg.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greensburg - 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 Greensburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Greensburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Greensburg. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greensburg) 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 Greensburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greensburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greensburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2576, Longitude: -85.4955     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greensburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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