Photo: Downtown Greeneville, Tennessee
Greene County, Tennessee was created in 1783 from Washington County
Greene County is in an upward trend in growth and development. The county's
diverse industrial base consists of many industries and a variety of products
manufactured in the area. New industry locations and expanions have resulted
in thousands of new jobs and more than $315 million in new capital investment,
providing a major economic boost to Greene County.
Greene County has a rich historical background and is the location of numerous
Civl War era historic sites including the residence of President Andrew Johnson.
Greene County is also home to the oldest college in Tennessee, Tusculum College,
a coeducational private college.
Greene County has a population of 69,339 and a total area of 626 square miles.