Greene County, Virginia

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Greene County is a county in Virginia in the eastern United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,403.[1] The county seat is Stanardsville.[2]

Greene County was founded in 1838 from Orange County. The county is named for American Revolutionary War hero Nathanael Greene.[3]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 2, 2014.
  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.