Why you'd want to live in Greeneville
Nestled at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains, Greeneville’s rich heritage as the home of the 17th U.S. President features the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and National Cemetery. Greeneville has grown to a population of 15,479 (as of 2020 census) and is the county seat of Greene County, an area known for its scenic mountains and agricultural traditions. The mission of the Town of Greeneville: Always working to be the most desirable and dynamic small town in Tennessee; a thriving community in which to live, learn, work, and advance business. The town’s unique spelling of Greeneville is in honor of Nathanael Greene, a heroic general to many Greene County men who served in the Revolutionary War. Civil War history and many other local artifacts are preserved in the Greeneville-Greene County History Museum, located downtown at the corner of West McKee and South Main streets.