Greene County, Tennessee
Greene County is a county on the eastern border of the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 68,831. The county seat is Greeneville, and the county mayor is David Loy Crum (R). The county is named for Nathanael Greene (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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- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved November 30, 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.