Greenpond (Green Pond), on Farm Road 1567 some nine miles southeast of Sulphur Springs in southeastern Hopkins County, was settled by Robert S. Lanier in 1870. A Baptist church was organized there in 1895. After 1900 the community had a school, which in 1905 enrolled fifty-three students. In the mid-1930s Greenpond had a business, school, church, and cemetery. Its school was later transferred to Como, and by the mid-1980s the community had only the church and cemetery and a number of widely scattered houses.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Place type

Greenpond is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Green Pond]


Latitude: 33.03484000
Longitude: -95.50300790

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009