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

The community of Springfield is the Seat for Greene County.

Greene County was founded in 1833. Greene was created by taking area from Crawford and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Greene had a population of 269,630 people. This is an increase of 12.16% since the last Census (which gave a population of 240,391 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Greene represented 4.3% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 4th most populous county (out of 115 counties).

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

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010275,174+14.47%+2.06% since 2009
2009269,630+12.16%+1.02% since 2008
2008266,898+11.03%+1.17% since 2007
2007263,800+9.74% 
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2000240,391The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Republic   14,3008,43869.5% increase  
Battlefield   4,3142,38580.9% increase  
Willard   3,3783,1935.79% increase  
Rogersville   3,0711,508103.6% increase  
Strafford   2,2111,84519.84% increase  

Websites for Greene County

Official Website:   www.greenecountymo.org/

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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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