Greene County is a county located in the east central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,994.[2] The county seat is Greensboro.[3] The county was created on February 3, 1786, and is named for Nathanael Greene, an American Revolutionary War major general.

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Greene County
Greene County courthouse in Greensboro
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°35′N 83°10′W
Country United States
State Georgia
Founded1786; 236 years ago (1786)
Named forNathanael Greene
Largest cityGreensboro
  Total406 sq mi (1,050 km2)
  Land387 sq mi (1,000 km2)
  Water19 sq mi (50 km2)  4.6%%
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district10th
Unidentified building near White Plains, Georgia, ca. 1941