About The Area
Greene County Information
Greene County, Arkansas Real Estate & Area Facts
Named for Nathaniel Green, General of the United State Army during the Revolutionary War, Green County was formed in 1853. The Greene County seat of government is Paragould, AR. Situated in the northeastern corner of Arkansas, Greene County is known for its rich farm land and prominence in agriculture and agribusiness.
A Vibrant Economy in Greene County
Offering many rich natural resources, Greene County early on offered timber, rice, soybeans and small grains for export. Agricultural products rapidly replaced timber as the principal employment opportunity. Today more than 20 manufacturing plants and other related careers employ 8,000 people. Agribusiness remains the key economic driver with local medical facilities and public schools serving as secondary employment leaders behind crop production.
A Sportsman’s Paradise!
Lake Frierson, Lake Hubble and the Bland and Little Rivers all offer outstanding fishing. The St. Francis River forms the county's eastern border along the state of Missouri with the western border occupied by the Cache River. These waterways offer excellent fishing and hunting venues as well. The “Sunken Lands of Arkansas” stretch across parts of the Greene, Craighead and Poinsett Counties. The area is renowned for quality hunting and fishing.
Greene County Annual Events
Local Greene County residents and visitors alike enjoy theses annual events:
- Loose Caboose Festival
- Twilight Jazz
- Greene County Fair
Greene County Recreational Diversions
The Greene County Parks and Recreation located in the Community Center offers Greene County residents the Reynolds Pool, 3 green-space parks, baseball, softball and tennis complexes. Local golfers of all skill levels enjoy two private/public golf courses which can be played year-round because of our moderate climate.
Greene County Real Estate
Greene County home buyers have many home buying options including:
- Lakefront Properties
- Country Estate Homes
- New Home Construction
- Golf Course Properties
- Single-family Homes
For more information on your Greene County real estate buying options, contact us, Fred Dacus Associates. We are your Greene County real estate experts.
Are You Relocating to Northeast Arkansas?
If you’re relocating to Greene County or Paragould, Arkansas, the community of Paragould offers you a small-town atmosphere with an easy commute to Jonesboro, AR and Memphis, TN. Because moving is never easy and often stress-filled, why not request your FREE Dacus Relocation Package today. It’s filled with comprehensive area and school information, and jammed-packed with resources to help make your move so much easier.