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Overview

Introduction to Greenville, Alabama

Greenville, Alabama, in Butler county, is 42 miles SW of Montgomery, Alabama (center to center) and 185 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia. The city has a population of 7,228.

Greenville History

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.

Greenville Transportation

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.

People

Total Population 7,912
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 3,157
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 35.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,442
% Above Poverty Level 74.2%
% Below Poverty Level 25.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.1%
Median Gross Rent $563
Median House Value $101,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 5.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Greenville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles SW of Montgomery, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 185 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Butler
Standard Zip Codes 36037
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.829
Longitude -86.617

Greenville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GREENVILLE
Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 57.6 inches
Station HIGHLAND HOME
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 56.1 inches
Station ANDALUSIA 3 W
Distance 37.1 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 61 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 81 F
Annual Precip 61.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fort Deposit 1,482 $40,057
Georgiana 1,710 $25,605
Luverne 2,825 $51,688
McKenzie 551 $53,304
Pine Apple 138 $37,159
Rutledge 342 $55,278

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Greenville Public Libraries

Library
Greenville-butler Co. Pub. Library
309 FT. DALE STREET
Greenville, Alabama
(334) 382-3216

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Greenville Hospitals

L V STABLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
29 L V STABLER DRIVE
(334) 382-2671
Emergency Service: Yes

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Greenville High Schools

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GREENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
100 TIGER DR
334-382-2608
A Title I School.
Serves 787 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

BUTLER COUNTY AREA VOCATIONAL SCHOOL
100 TIGER DR
334-382-0266
A Vocational School

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