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Greene County is a county in the state of Indiana. As of 2010, the
population was 33,165. Greene County was
created on February 5, 1821. The county
seat is Bloomfield. The county is named
for General Nathanael Greene, hero of the American Revolutionary War.
Greene County is part of the Bloomington, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The county is named for General Nathaniel Greene, a participant in the American Revolution.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Greene County was organized effective February 5, 1821. It was named for General Nathanael Greene, who commanded the southern theater in the Revolutionary War, eventually forcing Cornwallis to retreat to Yorktown.
Greene County is divided into 15 Civil Townships as follows: Beech Creek, Cass, Center, Fairplay, Grant, Highland, Jackson, Jefferson, Richland, Smith, Stafford, Stockton, Taylor, Washington and Wright.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 546 square miles (1,414 km2), of which 542 square miles (1,403 km2) is land and 4 square miles (11 km2) (0.77%) is water.
Greene county is located in southwest Indiana.
Bordering counties are as follows: