A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Greenville, North Carolina
Welcome to Greenville ...
The location of Greenville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Greenville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Greenvillian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Greenville has a population of 93,728 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Greenville.
Greenville is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Greenville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Greenville is located in the (252) area code.
Websites for Greenville ...
Official Website: www.ci.greenville.nc.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.greenvillenc.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Greenville had an population of 93,728 people. This is an increase of 10.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 54.98% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenville had a population of 84,554 people (which is 50.29% of the total population of Pitt County). This makes Greenville the county's most populous community.
The population of Greenville represents 0.89% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 84,554 people, the population of Greenville increased 39.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 60,476 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Greenville.
Communities Also Named Greenville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Greenville: This one is located in Pitt County and the other is located in Mecklenburg County.
Beyond North Carolina, 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, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nevada (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New York (5), 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.
Communities near Greenville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Greenville.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greenville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Greenville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greenville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Greenville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greenville. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page 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.
Adding Greenville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Greenville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Greenville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Greenville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Greenville on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Greenville: www.ci.greenville.nc.us/
The official website for Pitt County: www.co.pitt.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022