|Jefferson is the county
seat of Greene County and is located at the intersection of U.S.
Highway 30 (east to west) and State Highway 4 (north and south). The
historic Lincoln Highway is Jefferson's main street. Other towns in
Greene County include: Churdan, Cooper, Dana, Farlin, Grand Junction,
Paton, Rippey and Scranton. Greene County has rich farmland and the
major crops are corn and soybeans. The school districts are:
Jefferson-Scranton, Paton-Churdan, and East Greene (Dana, Grand
Junction & Rippey).
Greene County is divided into 15 townships: Bristol, Cedar, Dawson,
Franklin, Grant, Greenbrier, Hardin, Highland, Jackson, Junction,
Kendrick, Paton, Scranton, Washington and Willow.**
Below, Greene County in 1895
**Township map contributed by the Greene
County Genealogical Society, July, 2018.