Greene County, Ohio

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Greene County, Ohio
Greene County Courthouse.JPG
Seal of Greene County, Ohio
Location within Ohio
Location within Ohio
Map of the United States highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location within the U.S.
FoundedMay 1, 1803[1]
Named forGeneral Nathanael Greene
Largest cityBeavercreek*
 • Total416 sq mi (1,077 km2)
 • Land414 sq mi (1,072 km2)
 • Water2.5 sq mi (6 km2), 0.6%
 • (2010)161,573
 • Density391/sq mi (151/km2)
Congressional district10th
Time zoneEastern: 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.