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Greenville, West Virginia
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>
Greenville is 1,690 feet [515 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Greenville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Greenville: (304) and (681)<5>
Adding Greenville to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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, we also found mention of Greenville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Greenville on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Greenville on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Greenville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Greenville: This one is located in Monroe County and the other is located in Logan County.
Beyond West Virginia, 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), Texas, Utah (2), 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. 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Greenville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021