Greenville, South Carolina

county seat of Greenville County, South Carolina, United States

Greenville is a city in South Carolina, United States. Bob Jones University is in Greenville. Greenville is in the Blue Ridge region of the state and is the county seat of Greenville County. As of 2020, there were 70,720 people living in the city,[5] and 387,271 people living in the urban area.

Greenville
Clockwise from top left: Downtown Greenville, Furman University Bell Tower, Falls Park on the Reedy, Reedy River, Peace Center
Clockwise from top left: Downtown Greenville, Furman University Bell Tower, Falls Park on the Reedy, Reedy River, Peace Center
Official seal of Greenville
Nickname(s): 
G-Vegas,[1] GVL
Greenville is located in South Carolina
Greenville
Greenville
Location within South Carolina
Greenville is located in the United States
Greenville
Greenville
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 34°50′40″N 82°23′8″W / 34.84444°N 82.38556°W / 34.84444; -82.38556
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
CountyGreenville
Incorporated (as a village)December 17, 1831[2]
Named forNathanael Greene
Area
 • Total30.02 sq mi (77.76 km2)
 • Land29.80 sq mi (77.17 km2)
 • Water0.23 sq mi (0.58 km2)  0.77%
 • Urban
320 sq mi (830 km2)
 • Metro
2,790 sq mi (7,220 km2)
Elevation984 ft (300 m)
Population
 • Total70,720
 • Rank6th in South Carolina
 • Density2,381.9/sq mi (919.7/km2)
 • Urban
387,271 (US: 109th)
 • Urban density1,477.2/sq mi (570.3/km2)
 • Metro
928,195 (US: 60th)
 • CSA
1,487,610 (US: 40th)
DemonymGreenvillian
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
29601–29617
Area code864
FIPS code45-30850
GNIS feature ID1245842[4]
Websitewww.greenvillesc.gov

References change

  1. Harris, Vincent (October 19, 2017). "The Great G-Vegas Controversy". Greenville Journal. Retrieved April 3, 2023.
  2. Carolina, South (January 1, 1839). The Statutes at Large of South Carolina: Acts from 1814 to 1838, with an appendix. A.S. Johnston. Retrieved April 12, 2017 – via Internet Archive. South Carolina act to incorporate the Village of be it enacted -amend -repeal.
  3. "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 15, 2022.
  4. 4.0 4.1 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Greenville, South Carolina
  5. 5.0 5.1 "QuickFacts: Greenville city, South Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 17, 2024.

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