Greene County, Mississippi
|Greene County, Mississippi|
Leaksville Junior High School
Location within Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Nathanael Greene|
|• Total||719 sq mi (1,862 km2)|
|• Land||713 sq mi (1,847 km2)|
|• Water||5.9 sq mi (15 km2), 0.8%|
|• Density||20/sq mi (8/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
Greene County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,400. The county seat is Leakesville. The county was founded in 1811 and is named after American Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 143.