Greene County Demographics, Workforce and Economic Development Information
Named in honor of General Nathaniel Greene, Greene County was formed in 1819. Major industries in the county are government (24.4%), services (17.2%) and manufacturing (13.8%).
Sources: Foscue, Virginia O., Place Names in Alabama, The University of Alabama Press, 1989. Graves, John Temple, ed., The Book of Alabama and the South, Protective Life Insurance Co., Birmingham, 1933.