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

The community of Leakesville is the Seat for Greene County.

Greene County was founded in 1811 and was created by taking area from WayneCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Greene had a population of 14,352 people. This is an increase of 7.92% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,299 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Greene represented 0.47% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 63rd most populous county (out of 82 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
201014,400+8.28%+0.33% since 2009
200914,352+7.92%+0.36% since 2008
200814,301+7.53%+4.41% since 2007
200013,299The 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)
Leakesville   1,0241,0260.19% decrease  
McLain   6006030.5% decrease  
State Line   5475551.44% 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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