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Overview

Introduction to Greeneville, Tennessee

Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene county, is 28 miles W of Johnson City, Tennessee and 129 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Greeneville History

The present day town of Greeneville was originally a hunting and camping ground for Native Americans. The area was first settled by the Euro-Americans in the late 1700s. The Town of Greeneville was incorporated in 1786. It is the county seat of Greene County, which was created in 1783. Both the county and the town were named in honor of Nathanael Greene, the Revolutionary War General.

Greeneville and nearby Attractions

  • Greeneville Square Shopping Center
  • Kinser Park Golf Course
  • Nathanael Greene Museum
  • Cherokee National Forest
  • Dickson - Williams Mansion
  • Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

Things To Do In Greeneville

While in Greeneville, those interested in history should visit the Nathanael Greene Museum, the Dickson-Williams Mansion, the President Andrew Johnson Museum & Library, the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and the Doak House Museum. The Cherokee National Forest is nearby as well. The town also hosts the Iris Festival every May.

Greeneville Transportation

Knoxville McGhee Tyson is the nearest major airport.

Greeneville Higher Education

Tusculum College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include East Tennessee State University, Northeast State Technical Community College and Walters State Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,035
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens18.8%
Employed Population 16+5,429
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married42.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.7%
Median Earnings25+$26,525
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$12,188
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,402

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,025
% Above Poverty Level77.9%
% Below Poverty Level22.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone37.9%
Median Gross Rent$508
Median House Value$127,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.9%
English12.9%
Irish10.7%
German10.5%
Italian2.4%
French Except Basque1.5%
Swiss1.3%
Scottish1%
Norwegian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Polish0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
African0.3%
Czech0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Iranian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Australian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Russian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Greeneville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Greene County
Standard Zip Codes37745, 37743
P.O. Box Zip Codes37744
Phone Area Codes423
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.16
Approximate Longitude-82.81

Greeneville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationGREENEVILLE EXP STN
Distance4.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 46 F
Apr Temp36 to 69 F
Jul Temp60 to 87 F
Oct Temp37 to 71 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches
StationHOT SPRINGS 2
Distance18.2 miles
Jan Temp28 to 48 F
Apr Temp43 to 70 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip43.7 inches
StationROGERSVILLE 1 NE
Distance19.5 miles
Jan Temp26 to 46 F
Apr Temp43 to 70 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baileyton472$40,917
Bulls Gap699$45,625
Mosheim2,577$36,833
Parrottsville266$42,727
Rogersville4,389$44,643
Surgoinsville2,237$51,563

Greeneville Public Libraries

Greeneville-greene County Public Library
210 N. MAIN STREET
Greeneville, Tennessee
(423) 638-5034

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Greeneville Hospitals

Takoma Adventist Hospital
(Non-profit)
401 Takoma Avenue
(423) 639-3151
Laughlin Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
1420 Tusculum Boulevard
(423) 787-5000

Greeneville Public Schools

C Hal Henard Elementary
425 E Vann Rd
ZIP: 37743
(423) 638-3511
Primary
Total Enrollment 413
Camp Creek Elementary
2941 Camp Creek Rd
ZIP: 37743
(423) 798-2644
Primary
Total Enrollment 330
Debusk Elementary
740 Debusk Rd
ZIP: 37743
(423) 638-7233
Primary
Total Enrollment 358
Glenwood Elementary
3860 Warrensburg Rd
ZIP: 37743
(423) 638-7120
Primary
Total Enrollment 239
Greeneville Middle School
433 E Vann Rd
ZIP: 37743
(423) 639-7841
Middle
Total Enrollment 621
Nolachuckey Elementary
565 Nolachuckey Rd
ZIP: 37743
(423) 639-7731
Primary
Total Enrollment 342
Ottway Elementary
2705 Ottway Rd
ZIP: 37743
(423) 234-8511
Primary
Total Enrollment 274
South Greene High School
7469 Asheville Hw
ZIP: 37743
(423) 636-3790
High
Total Enrollment 495
Baileyton Elementary
6535 Horton Hw
ZIP: 37745
(423) 234-6411
Primary
Total Enrollment 321
Doak Elementary
70 West, Tusculum Station St
ZIP: 37745
(423) 638-3197
Primary
Total Enrollment 554
Eastview Elementary
454 East Bernard Av
ZIP: 37745
(423) 638-6351
Primary
Total Enrollment 389
Greeneville High School
210 Tusculum Bl
ZIP: 37745
(423) 787-8030
High
Total Enrollment 879
Highland Elementary
208 N Highland
ZIP: 37745
(423) 638-3341
Primary
Total Enrollment 152
North Greene High School
4675 Old Baileyton Rd
ZIP: 37745
(423) 234-1752
High
Total Enrollment 417
Small Miracles - Holston U. M. Home For Children
1421 Tusculum Bl
ZIP: 37745
(423) 639-9930
Primary
The Children's Center - Holston U. M. Home For Children
119 Fairgrounds Circle
ZIP: 37745
(423) 638-5589
Primary
Tusculum View Elementary
1725 Lafayette St
ZIP: 37745
(423) 639-2751
Primary
Total Enrollment 372
West Pines Elementary
3500 West Pines Rd
ZIP: 37745
(423) 234-8022
Primary
Total Enrollment 211

Greeneville Private Schools

Beacon School
404 Holston Dr
ZIP: 37743
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 75
Greene County Christian School
9802 107 Cutoff
ZIP: 37743
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 13
Greeneville Adventist Academy
305 Takoma Ave
ZIP: 37743
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 77
Path Academy
90 Stanley Ln
ZIP: 37743
Secondary
Total Enrollment 47
Towering Oaks Christian School
1985 Buckingham Rd
ZIP: 37745
Elementary
Total Enrollment 114
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