Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 142.
GREENE COUNTY, situated on the eastern boundary of Mississippi, and traversed by Chickasawha river. Area, 864 square miles. Face of the country uneven; soil unproductive and covered with pine forests. Seat of justice, Leakesville. Pop. in 1820, 1,445; in 1830, 1,854; in 1840, 1,636; in 1850, 2,018.