Greene County

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Greene

Greene County is named for Nathanael Greene, who was a general in the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  April 18, 1783

County Seat: 

Greeneville  1783 – present

 

County Courthouse – Greeneville  

 

Location:  101 South Main Street / Depot Street

Built:  1915 – 1916

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Thomas S Brown

Contractor:  N H Franklin

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story yellow colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The west front has a porch with three white colored columns and pediment above at the roof line. The entrance is recessed. On the north side is another porch with columns. There is stone trim along the corners.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hamblen County and Hawkins County

E – Washington County and  Unicoi County

S – Madison County, North Carolina

W – Cocke County and Hamblen County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2012