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

The community of Catskill is the Seat for Greene County.

Greene County was founded in 1800. Greene was created by taking area from Albany and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Greene had a population of 48,947 people. This is an increase of 1.56% since the last Census (which gave a population of 48,195 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Greene represented 0.25% of the total population of New York, making it the state's 52nd most populous county (out of 62 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
201049,221+2.13%+0.56% since 2009
200948,947+1.56%-0.32% since 2008
200849,106+1.89%-0.13% since 2007
200749,170+2.02% 
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200048,195The 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)
Catskill   11,72311,8491.06% decrease  
Coxsackie   9,0188,8841.51% increase  
Cairo   6,4706,3551.81% increase  
Catskill   4,1944,3924.51% decrease  
Athens   4,1433,9913.81% increase  

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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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