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Greenville County, South Carolina

29601, 29605, 29607, 29609, 29611, 29615

"the Textile Capital of the World"

Page Contents for Greenville, South Carolina

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The South Carolina state capital is Columbia.
The population of Greenville is approximately 58,282 (1990), 58409 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 26,453 (1990), 25599 (2010).
The amount of land area in Greenville is 65.005 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Greenville is 25.38 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.181 sq kilometers.
The distance from Greenville to Washington DC is 419 miles.
The distance to the South Carolina state capital is 104 miles. (as the crow flies)
Greenville is positioned 34.83 degrees north of the equator and 82.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Greenville elevation is 1,000 - 3,500 feet above sea level.
The Greenville median home price is $ 130,013 (August 1997).
The average low temperature is 48 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 78 degrees F.


in northwestern South Carolina in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, on the banks of the Reedy River, about 145 miles northeast of Atlanta, Georgia and 100 miles southwest of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Other communities in the nearby area are: Mauldin, Taylors, Lyman, Greer, Wellford, Inman, Spartanburg, Travelers Rest, Easley, Anderson, Williamston, and Simpsonville
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pleasant year-round, with spectacular seasonal changes during the year.
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moderate. Here is a Weather page for Greenville.
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History & History Related Items

Historic Points of Interest
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The incorporation of Greenville



The official site for Greenville, co-sponsored by the city, the chamber and the convention & visitors bureau.

Find information about Greenville at Greenville On-line

Discover South Carolina's UpCountry
P.O. Box 3116
Greenville, South Carolina 29602
Phone: 864-233-2690
Toll-free: 800-849-4766

Hollywild Animal Park
Hampton Road between Inman and Greer

Attractions in Greenville

A Virtual Tour of Greenville

Bob Jones Museum and Gallery
1700 Wade Hampton Blvd.
Phone: (864) 242-5100
This collection features German, Italian, French, and Spanish artists from the 13th through the 19th centuries. Among the Gallery's 27 rooms, you will find over 400 paintings by world renowned artists such as Rembrandt, Rubens, and Van Dyck.

The South Carolina Botanical Garden

Greenville County Art Museum
420 College St
Greenville, SC 29601-2017
Phone: 864-271-7570

The Greenville Zoo
150 Cleveland Park Dr
Greenville, SC 29601-3147
Phone: 864-467-4300
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Greenville City Government

City of Greenville
206 S. Main St.
Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: (864) 467-4500
City Manager Phone: 864-467-4425
Mailing address for the Mayor's Office
P.O. Box 2207
Greenville, S.C. 29602

Greenville County Information

Greenville Chamber

Greenville Chamber of Commerce
24 Cleveland St.
Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: (864) 242-1050

Greenville Community Events

Calendar page for Greenville.

Greenville Organizations

Greenville Chamber of Commerce
24 Cleveland St.
Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: (864) 242-1050

Greenville Libraries

Greenville County Public Library - Main Library
300 College St.
Greenville, South Carolina
Phone (864) 242-5000

Greenville Schools

Greenville On-line Schools
Students are assigned to schools based on where they live. To get information regarding school assignments, call the district's INFOLine at (864) 241-3100.

Greenville High School
1 Vardry St
Greenville, SC 29601-3527
Phone: 864-241-3220

Greenville County School District
301 E Camperdown Way
Greenville, SC 29601-2910
Phone: 864-241-3100

An education page for Greenville and the area.


The University Center of Greenville serve the needs of working adults who want to pursue four year or graduate-level degrees

Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, South Carolina 29613
> A liberal arts college founded in 1826, a private, coeducational institution .

Bob Jones University

Founded in 1927, a Non-denominational, Christian liberal arts University

Clemson University in nearby Clemson. Phone: (864) 656-3311, general information Phone: (864) 656-2287, undergraduate admissions Phone: (864) 656-3195, graduate admissions.

Clemson University is a state-assisted university located in Clemson, South Carolina, in the northwestern section of Upstate South Carolina.

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