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Greene County is located in the southwest portion of Northeast  Tennessee with a total area of 624.11 square miles, which includes  621.69 square miles of land area and 2.42 square miles of inland water  area, as shown in illustration 1. Also a part of the Cherokee National  Forest, 38,523 acres, or 60.19 square miles, is located in the southern  portion of Greene County. Neighboring counties include Madison County in  North Carolina bordering to the south; while in Tennessee, Washington  and Unicoi Counties border to the east; Hawkins County borders to the  north; and Hamblen and Cocke Counties border to the west.

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.

The  Greene County Partnership welcomes you to Greene County, Tennessee, a  progressive, diversified community nestled in the Appalachian foothills  of East Tennessee that abounds with natural scenic beauty, warm friendly  people, fascinating history and an unlimited variety of outdoor  activities.

We  are a group celebrating the Renaissance and history in the Tri-Cities,  TN and Appalachian area coming together to create, produce and  contribute to the surrounding area for the purpose of interactive art,  entertainment, theater, arts and crafts, and music with a historical and  fantasy venue. It is also our purpose to utilize Appalachian and Old  World cultures, history, literature and music with which to provide  venues for recognizing and celebrating the rich legacy of the Celtic  Appalachian Mountains ancestry.

Whether you’re pushing your limits or pushing a stroller, we've got you covered.

Explore over 500,000 places to stay, play, and eat with your dog.

The Greeneville Hiking & Cycling Club of Greeneville, Tennessee was founded in 1984 to hold hikes in Greene County, the Cherokee National Forest, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the surrounding area. Over the years our activities have expanded to Cycling, Backpacking, Car Camping, Canoeing, Kayaking and many other related outdoor activities. The club spends many hours each year doing trail maintenance and other civic activities.