The county of Greensville is located in and was founded in 1780| seat wl=Emporia. There are 11,885 residents in Greensville who have access to courthouses in Emporia. 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 6,170 residents in Emporia, which is 7.0 square miles and 128ft above sea level. It was settled in 1967 and is governed by a local government.