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Greensboro, Florida
Location in Gadsden County and the state of Florida
Location in Gadsden County and the state of Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Gadsden
Area
 • Total 2.30 sq mi (5.97 km2)
 • Land 2.30 sq mi (5.95 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
269 ft (82 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 461
 • Density 200.70/sq mi (77.48/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
32330
Area code(s) 850
FIPS code 12-27550
GNIS feature ID 0283424

Greensboro is a town in Gadsden County, Florida, United States. The population was 602 at the 2010 census.

Greensboro is part of the Tallahassee, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Greensboro is located in western Gadsden County at 30°34′10″N 84°44′40″W / 30.56944°N 84.74444°W / 30.56944; -84.74444 (30.569333, -84.744560). It is bordered to the northeast by the city of Gretna. Florida State Road 12 passes through the town center, leading east 10 miles (16 km) to Quincy, the county seat, and southwest 18 miles (29 km) to Bristol. Interstate 10 (Exit 174) is 3 miles (5 km) east of the center of town via SR 12; I-10 leads east 29 miles (47 km) to Tallahassee, the state capital.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Greensboro has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 175
1920 302 72.6%
1930 350 15.9%
1940 443 26.6%
1950 565 27.5%
1960 709 25.5%
1970 716 1.0%
1980 562 −21.5%
1990 586 4.3%
2000 619 5.6%
2010 602 −2.7%
2020 461 −23.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Greensboro racial composition
(Hispanics excluded from racial categories)
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 112 24.3%
Black or African American (NH) 124 26.9%
Asian (NH) 8 1.74%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 4 0.87%
Hispanic or Latino 213 46.2%
Total 461

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 461 people, 206 households, and 178 families residing in the town.

Education

Gadsden County School District operates two public schools in the community: Greensboro Elementary School and West Gadsden Middle School; the elementary facility was formerly Greensboro High School. Gadsden County High School (formerly East Gadsden High School) serves high school students.

In 2017 the former West Gadsden High School was renamed to West Gadsden Middle School as all high school students were moved to East Gadsden High School. At that time grades 4–5 moved from Greensboro Elementary to West Gadsden Middle.

The Earl Willis Community Center houses a library.

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