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Greene County

Formation Date: 1838
Formed From: Orange County

Image depicting location of Greene County
Greene County was named for Nathanael Greene, American commander of the Army of the South in the Revolutionary War. It was formed from Orange County in 1838. Its area is 153 square miles, and the county seat is Stanardsville. According to the 2000 census, the population is 15,244.

Note: Deed Book 1, 18381841, was lost during the Civil War. Some court records, primarily volumes, suffered water damage as a result of a courthouse fire in 1979.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes