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Welcome to Greeneville ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Greeneville, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1888.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Greeneville has a population of 14,905 people<2> (see below for details).
Greeneville is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Greeneville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Greeneville: (423)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Greeneville had an population of 14,905 people. This is a decrease of 1.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.93% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Greeneville had a population of 15,062 people (or 21.88% of the total population of Greene County). This makes Greeneville the county's most populous community.
The population of Greeneville represents 0.24% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 15,062 people, the population of Greeneville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,198 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Greeneville.
Communities Also Named Greeneville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Greeneville - it's located in Georgia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greeneville.
Communities near Greeneville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Greeneville.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greeneville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Greeneville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greeneville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Greeneville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greeneville. Our list includes 40 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Greeneville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greeneville ...
Looking for more information about Greeneville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Greeneville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Greeneville.
Adding Greeneville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Greeneville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Greeneville was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Greeneville on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Tennessee (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Greeneville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023