Place:Greenville, Darke, Ohio, United States

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NameGreenville
Alt namesFort Greenvillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39007528
Greenevillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39007528
Miamis Townsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39007528
Tecumseh Pointsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39007528
Tecumsehs Springsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39007528
TypeCity
Coordinates40.103°N 84.628°W
Located inDarke, Ohio, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Greenville is a city in and county seat of Darke County, Ohio, United States. The population was 13,227 at the 2010 census.

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Greenville is the historic location of Fort Greene Ville, a pioneer fort built under General Anthony Wayne's command. At over this was the largest wooden fortification ever built. It was here that the Treaty of Greenville was signed on August 3, 1795, bringing peace to the area and opening up the Northwest Territory for settlement. Fort Greene Ville was named for Wayne's fellow General Nathanael Greene.[1]

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