Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 142.
GREENE COUNTY, situated toward the northeasterly part of Georgia, with Oconee river on the west. Area, 504 square miles. Face of the country hilly; soil fertile. Seat of justice, Greensborough. Pop. in 1820, 1,445; in 1830, 12,551; in 1840, 11,690; in 1850, 13,068.