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Greene County, Pennsylvania
Greene County, Pennsylvania seal
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Greene County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Map of USA PA
Pennsylvania's location in the U.S.
Founded February 9, 1796
Seat Waynesburg
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

578 sq mi (1,497 km²)
576 sq mi (1,492 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.36%
 - (2000)
 - Density

70/sq mi (27/km²)

Greene County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and is part of the Pittsburgh DMA. As of 2000, the population was 40,672.

Greene County was created on February 9, 1796 from part of Washington County and named for General Nathaniel Greene.

Its county seat is Waynesburg6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,497 km² (578 sq mi). 1,491 km² (576 sq mi) of it is land and 5 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.36%) is water.

Adjacent countiesEdit


As of the census² of 2000, there were 40,672 people, 15,060 households, and 10,587 families residing in the county. The population density was 27/km² (71/sq mi). There were 16,678 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (29/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.07% White, 3.90% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 0.88% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 15,060 households out of which 30.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% were married couples living together, 10.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% were non-families. 25.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 106.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.50 males.

Municipalities Edit

Map of Greene County Pennsylvania With Municipal and Township Labels

Map of Greene County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following boroughs and townships are located in Greene County:



Census-designated placesEdit

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well.

Map of Greene County Pennsylvania School Districts

Map of Greene County, Pennsylvania School Districts


Public School DistrictsEdit

Coordinates: 39°52′N 80°13′W / 39.86, -80.22

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