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Greenville, South Carolina
Welcome to Greenville ...
When the people of Greenville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Greenvillian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Greenville has a population of 70,827 people<3> (see below for details).
Greenville was established in 1786.
The community of Greenville is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Greenville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Greenville is within the (864) area code.
The ZIP codes for Greenville: 29601-29617<5>
Websites for Greenville ...
Official Website: www.greenvillesc.gov/
Chamber of Commerce: www.greenvillechamber.org/
Junior League: www.jlgreenville.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Greenville had an population of 70,827 people. This is an increase of 21.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.47% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenville had a population of 58,409 people (or 12.94% of the total population of Greenville County). This makes Greenville the county's most populous community.
The population of Greenville represents 1.26% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 58,409 people, the population of Greenville increased 4.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 56,002 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 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), North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), Rhode Island, 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 79 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 South 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.greenvillesc.gov/
The official website for Greenville County: www.greenvillecounty.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022