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Greeneville, Tennessee

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Welcome to Greeneville ...

The town of Greeneville is located in Greene County and is the County Seat for Greene County.

The location of Greeneville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Greeneville has a population of 14,898 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

Greeneville lies within the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 15,198 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Greeneville had an population of 14,898 people. This is a decrease of 1.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.97% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Greeneville.

Communities Also Named Greeneville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Greeneville - it's located in Georgia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greeneville.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greeneville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greeneville. Our list includes 40 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Greeneville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Nolichucky   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the East (E) of Greeneville

Located in Washington County

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Greeneville

Located in Hawkins County

Mosheim   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Greeneville

Ernestville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Greeneville

Located in Unicoi County

Telford   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Greeneville

Located in Washington County

Bumpus Cove   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Greeneville

Located in Unicoi County

Bulls Gap   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Greeneville

Located in Hawkins County

Hot Springs   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Greeneville

Located in Madison County (NC)

Big Sandy   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Greeneville

Located in Washington County

Ducktown   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Greeneville

Located in Washington County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Greeneville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greeneville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greeneville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Greeneville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Greeneville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greeneville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greeneville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1683, Longitude: -82.8172     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greeneville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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