Greene County, Tennessee

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Greene County is a county on the eastern border of the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2020 census, the population was 70,152.[1] The county seat is Greeneville,[2] and the county mayor is David Loy Crum (R). The county is named for Nathanael Greene[3] (1742-1786), a major general in the Continental Army from Rhode Island.

Greene County was formed in 1783 from the original Washington County.

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  1. "QuickFacts: Greene County, Tennessee". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 143.