Place:Greene, Indiana, United States

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Greene County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1930. As of 2010, the population was 33,165. The county seat is Bloomfield.

Greene County is part of the Bloomington, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Greene County was formed in 1821. It was named for Gen. Nathanael Greene, who commanded the southern theater in the Revolutionary War, eventually forcing the British army under Charles Cornwallis to retreat to Yorktown. There it was forced to surrender, ensuring American independence.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1821 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1821 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1822 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1830 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1831 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1885 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 4,242
1840 8,321
1850 12,313
1860 16,041
1870 19,514
1880 22,996
1890 24,379
1900 28,530
1910 36,873
1920 36,770
1930 31,481
1940 31,330
1950 27,886
1960 26,327
1970 26,894
1980 30,416
1990 30,410

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External links

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