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Welcome to Greeneville ...

The town of Greeneville is located in Greene County<1> and is the County Seat for Greene County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Greeneville has a population of 14,905 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Greeneville.

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 is within the (423) area code.

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 have 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.

  • Nolichucky [Washington County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nolichucky
    • Nolichucky [Washington County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Greeneville
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 5,861 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nolichucky have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Rogersville [Hawkins County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogersville
    • Rogersville [Hawkins County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Greeneville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,364 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rogersville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<6>
  • Mosheim [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mosheim
    • Mosheim [Greene County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Greeneville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,357 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mosheim have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mosheim
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mosheim<6>
  • Ernestville [Unicoi County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ernestville
    • Ernestville [Unicoi County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Greeneville
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,311 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ernestville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ernestville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Telford [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Telford
      • Telford [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Greeneville
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 921 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Telford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Telford<6>
    • Bumpus Cove [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bumpus Cove
      • Bumpus Cove [Unicoi County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Greeneville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 729 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bumpus Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bumpus Cove
    • Bulls Gap [Hawkins County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bulls Gap
      • Bulls Gap [Hawkins County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Greeneville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 717 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bulls Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bulls Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bulls Gap<6>
    • Hot Springs [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Springs
      • Hot Springs [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Greeneville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 574 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hot Springs<6>
    • Big Sandy [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Sandy
      • Big Sandy [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Greeneville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 542 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Sandy have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Sandy
    • Ducktown [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ducktown
      • Ducktown [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Greeneville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ducktown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ducktown

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that 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 about the above, see References and Mentions for Greeneville on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Greeneville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Greene, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greeneville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greeneville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Greeneville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GreenevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greeneville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1632, Longitude: -82.8309    
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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