Greene County, Ohio

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Greene County, Ohio
Greene County Courthouse.JPG
Seal of Greene County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Greene County
Location in the U.S. state of Ohio
Map of the United States highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Founded May 1, 1803[1]
Named for General Nathanael Greene
Seat Xenia
Largest city Beavercreek*
 • Total 416 sq mi (1,077 km2)
 • Land 414 sq mi (1,072 km2)
 • Water 2.5 sq mi (6 km2), 0.6%
 • (2010) 161,573
 • Density 391/sq mi (151/km2)
Congressional district 10th
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4
Footnotes: *Based on population just within the county.[2]

Greene County is a county of Ohio in the United States. In 2010, 161,573 people lived there.[3] Its county seat is Xenia.[4] It was named for General Nathanael Greene,[5] an officer in the Revolutionary War.

Reeferences[change | change source]

  1. "Ohio County Profiles: Greene County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-21. Retrieved 2007-04-28. 
  2. "Greene County data (population)". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. Retrieved 2007-05-10. [permanent dead link]
  3. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved February 8, 2015. 
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  5. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of some Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 143.