Greene County, Ohio

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Greene County
The Greene County Courthouse in Xenia
Official seal of Greene County
Map of Ohio highlighting Greene County
Location within the U.S. state of Ohio
Map of the United States highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°41′N 83°53′W / 39.69°N 83.89°W / 39.69; -83.89
Country United States
State Ohio
FoundedMay 1, 1803[1]
Named forGeneral Nathanael Greene
Largest cityBeavercreek*
 • Total416 sq mi (1,080 km2)
 • Land414 sq mi (1,070 km2)
 • Water2.5 sq mi (6 km2)  0.6%%
 • Total161,573
 • Density391/sq mi (151/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district10th
  • 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.

References[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.