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About Green County
About WIGenWeb
About USGenWeb


About Green County

Green County was first organized in 1836. Green County was named for Nathanael Greene, a major general of the Revolutionary War. Green County is known as "America's Little Switzerland". Located in south central Wisconsin, Green County has sixteen towns, six villages, and two cities, the county seat is Monroe. Adjacent counties are Dane County, Wisconsin to the north, Rock County, Wisconsin to the east, Winnebago, County, Illinois to the southeast, Stephenson County, Illinois to the south, Lafayette County, Wisconsin to the west and Iowa County, Wisconsin to the northeast.

About the WIGenWeb Project.

In June, as the Kentucky Project was coming to completion, it was decided to create this page for all states, establishing the USGenWeb Project. Volunteers were found who were willing to coordinate the collection of county pages for a state page. If you would like to contribute your data or create a county page within a given state, please contact the person responsible for maintaining that state's page. If you would like to volunteer in any way to help with this site contact Tina Vickery.

About the USGenWeb Project

In the spring of 1996, a group of genealogists with mutual interests in Kentucky genealogy got together and discussed ways and means of using the internet for comprehensive geenalogical resources. This resulted in a project to build web sites for every county in Kentucky. This idea quickly spread to other states and by the end of the summer of 1996, the USGenweb Project was born.




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