The county of Greene is located in and was founded in 1791| named for=Nathanael Greene. There are 21,362 residents in Greene who have access to courthouses in Goldsboro, Snow Hill. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 36,437 residents in Goldsboro, which is 24.8 square miles and 108ft above sea level. It was settled in 1787 / 1847 and is governed by a local government.
There are 1,595 residents in Snow Hill, which is 1.5 square miles and 89ft above sea level. It was settled in 1828 and is governed by a local government.