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Welcome to Greenville ...
The location of Greenville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Greenville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Greenvillian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Greenville has a population of 30,686 people<3> (see below for details).
Greenville is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Greenville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Greenville: (662)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenville had a population of 34,400 people (or 67.27% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Greenville the county's most populous community.
The population of Greenville represents 1.16% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 34,400 people, the population of Greenville decreased 17.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 41,633 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Greenville had an population of 30,686 people. This is a decrease of 10.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.29% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Greenville.
Communities near Greenville ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Greenville and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Greenville.
Communities Also Named Greenville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 66 communities that are also named Greenville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (3), Connecticut, Delaware (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Maine (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (2), Nevada (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New York (5), North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah (2), Virginia (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greenville.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Greenville:
Websites for Greenville ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenville ...
Looking for more information about Greenville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Greenville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Greenville.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Greenville: www.greenville.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019