Greene County Mississippi Land & Property For Sale

Greene County Listing ID# GR98

Greene County, Pleasant Hill Community with 1/4 mile paved road frontage … Continue reading Greene County Listing ID# GR98
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Greene County Listing ID# GR48

48 +/- acres, Greene County, Neely Community.  This parcel offers … Continue reading Greene County Listing ID# GR48
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Greene County Listing ID# GR203

Rolling terrain with mixed aged pine plantation and hardwood along … Continue reading Greene County Listing ID# GR203
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Greene County Listing ID# GR200

Only minutes south of Leakesville along Jernigan Road. Mixed aged … Continue reading Greene County Listing ID# GR200
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Greene County Listing ID# GR17

Small investment property along the west side of  Hwy 63 … Continue reading Greene County Listing ID# GR17
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Greene County, Mississippi was formed in 1811 and named after the Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene. Greene was known for his amazing military career, rising from the rank of Militia Private to one of George Washington’s most valued officer. Nicknamed “The Savior of the South” for his successful campaign against the British in the Carolinas and as such many towns and counties have been named after him.

Greene County, Land for Sale

The County had a reported population of 14,400 in 2010 and the county seat of Leakesville was recorded with a population of 898. The county is made up of roughly 719 square miles and borders the state of Alabama to the east. Leakesville has been the home of the two rivers Blue Grass festival. The town is also home to the race-track known as Street Racing Haven that is known to host drag races on a weekly basis. The county has a population density of nearly 7 people per square mile and is the home of the South Mississippi Correctional Institute that houses over 3,000 men on its 360-acre campus. The prison was built in 1990 and expanded in 2001.

Leakesville, the county seat, was named for the 3rd governor of Mississippi and first governor to die in office. The town was recorded to have 1,026 residents in 2000 and 898 recorded residents in the 2010 census. Notable people from the town of Leakesville include NFL Players Walter Packer and Don “The Bull” Churchwell. The town also produced baseball star and politician Wilmer Mizell who played for the St. Luis Cardinals and later served as a Republican senator from North Carolina.