Introduction to Greenville, Alabama
The City of Greenville was originally known as Butlerville. In 1822, it became the county seat of Butler County, which was founded in 1819. In the same year, the city was renamed Greenville after Greenville, South Carolina. Initially, the area was inhabited by the Muscogee, Choctaw, and Creek Indians.
Greenville and nearby Attractions
- Hank Williams Boyhood Home and Museum
- Pioneer Museum of Alabama
- Alabama State Capitol
- Roland Cooper State Park
- Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
- Frank Jackson State Park
Things To Do In Greenville
While staying in Greenville, one can visit the King Street Historic District, East Commerce Street Historic District, Commerce Street Residential Historic District, and South Greenville Historic District. The Confederate Park, Beeland Park, Day Memorial Park, and Dunbar Park also offer several recreational facilities. One can also visit the Greenville Public Library to explore some of the area's history. The city hosts annual events such as the Sweet Gum Bottom Blues Festival and Watermelon Jubilee.
Flights can be availed from Montgomery Regional Airport.
Greenville Higher Education
There are several universities and colleges that offer higher educational facilities including Auburn University-Montgomery, Alabama State University, Tuskegee University, Community College of the Air Force, and many more.