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The location of Greenville

Welcome to Greenville ...

The city of Greenville is located in Hunt County and is the County Seat for Hunt County.

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 27,443 people<3> (see below for details).

Greenville is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Greenville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Greenville: (903) and (430)<5>

The ZIP codes for Greenville: 75401-75404<6>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenville had a population of 25,557 people (which is 29.67% of the total population of Hunt County). This makes Greenville the county's most populous community.

The population of Greenville represents 0.1% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,557 people, the population of Greenville increased 6.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 23,960 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Greenville had an population of 27,443 people. This is an increase of 7.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.54% 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 starting from Greenville and not the distance if you are driving.<7>.

Community   2017
Caddo Mills   [Map]   1,566   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Commerce   [Map]   9,145   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Farmersville   [Map]   3,466   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fate   [Map]   12,090   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Josephine   [Map]   1,644   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lavon   [Map]   3,140   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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, 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, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), 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.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greenville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greenville. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Greenville:

Websites for Greenville ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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 ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Greenville:

The official website for Hunt County:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Greenville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Greenville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greenville.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).

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<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Greenville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Greenville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Greenville includes: 75401, 75402, 75403 & 75404.

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<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Greenville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Greenville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greenville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1115, Longitude: -96.1095     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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