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

The community of Greeneville is the Seat for Greene County.

Greene County was founded in 1783 and was created by taking area from WashingtonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Greene had a population of 66,282 people. This is an increase of 5.36% since the last Census (which gave a population of 62,909 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Greene represented 1.11% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 18th most populous county (out of 95 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
201068,831+9.41%+3.85% since 2009
200966,282+5.36%+0.29% since 2008
200866,090+5.06%+0.36% since 2007
200062,909The 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)
Greeneville   15,33615,1980.91% increase  
Tusculum   2,2942,00414.47% increase  
Mosheim   2,0851,74919.21% increase  
Baileyton   4945041.98% 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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